John David Foy

August 26, 1954 ~ September 14, 2023 (age 69) 69 Years Old

John Foy Obituary

JOHN DAVID FOY, age 69, of Leesburg, passed away on September 14, 2023 at his home. His death was sudden and unexpected. He was born on August 26, 1954 in Fayette County and was the son of the late Wilbur and Freda Slager Foy. On December 19, 1973 he married the former Rebecca Reeves who survives.

John was a 1973 Graduate of Washington Senior High and was retired from the London Correctional Institution where he had worked as a Correction Officer for more than thirty years. John’s greatest pastime was being with his family and enjoyed fishing, camping and traveling.

In addition to his wife of forty-nine years, John is survived by his children, Kristi (Wayne) Carver and Jason (Tracy) Foy; his grandchildren, McKenzie and Kelsi Grooms, Ashtin Skinner and Logan and Caleb Foy; three great-grandsons and two step-granddaughters, Carena and Erica Carver. Also surviving is his brother, Eddie Foy.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 in the Cochran Cemetery with Rev. Rowland Mitchell officiating. No visitation will be held prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations in John’s name be made to the New Martinsburg Christian Fellowship Church, 161 Greenfield Sabina Road, Greenfield, Ohio, 45123.

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Graveside Service
September 20, 2023

11:00 AM
Cochran Cemetery

Washington Court House, Ohio 43160


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