|George B. Foy|
|Date Of Birth:||February 4, 1929|
|Date Of Death:||April 17, 2012|
George B. 'Bernie' Foy age 83 passed away Tuesday
evening, April 17, 2012 at the Hospice House in Sebring, FL. He was
a resident of Lake Wales, FL and a former resident of Brown County
George was born February 4, 1929 in Mt. Morris, MI
to the late Harry J. & Dorothy E. (Wilson) Foy. He
married Patricia Ann (Steinbrecher) Foy on October 6, 1951 in
Indianapolis. She survives in Lake Wales, FL after 60 loving
years of marriage. George was a 1948 graduate of Shortridge High
School in Indianapolis and attended college before being called to
serve his county as a Yeoman Third Class with the United States
Navy during the Korean War.
George was the devoted father to: Jan-Nette Diane
(Michael) Beaugh of Fayetteville, NC, Terry Ann Foy of
Cincinnati,OH, Bridget Dixie Foy of Greenfield, Danny Buck (Kim)
Foy of Wilkes-Barre, PA, Shonn Patrick (Lori) Foy of Columbia City
and Brian Timothy Foy of Indianapolis. He will be remembered by his
brother: Henry Keith (Nancy) Foy of Terre Haute; 15 grandchildren
and 7 great grandchildren.
George was preceded in death by two children:
Christine Jan Foy - Rowe & Kelly Christopher Foy; and two
siblings: Dorothy Jean McIntyre & Bernice Sorenson.
He retired in 1987 as a Letter Carrier for the
United States Postal Service in Indianapolis after 35 years of
service. After retirement, George enjoyed working as a Licensed
Real Estate Agent in Indiana & Florida and also worked for
Vanguard Schools in Lake Wales, FL.He was a member & Deacon at
the Morgantown Baptist Church and the University Heights Baptist
Church in Indianapolis. George was dedicated to serving the Lord
and helping those in need both in Indiana and Florida.
The Rev. Ben Swopes will conduct a funeral service
at 10 am Monday at the Morgantown Baptist Church,109 E. Elm Street
in Morgantown. Friends may call from 6 to 8 pm on Sunday at
Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization
Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. George will be laid
to rest at the East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown with military rites
presented by the Martinsville American Legion and Veterans of
Foreign Wars Honor Guards.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of
George to the "Youth for Christ" PO Box 2584 Winter Haven, FL
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to
the Foy family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670