William Ernest “Buck” Foshie, 92, of Chuckey, passed away Wednesday morning at Durham-Hensley Health and Rehabilitation.
He was born January 13, 1928, a son of the late Carson and Lula Hilton Foshie. “Buck” was a veteran of World War II. After his military service, he became a cross country truck driver. Later in life, he was employed by Loven Ready Mix.
He was an active member of Limestone Freewill Baptist Church as long as his health permitted.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather.
Survivors include his best friend, loving wife and caregiver: Shirley Foshie; two sons: David Allen and Sherry Foshie, Keith and Angie Fortner; four daughters: Teresa Fann and Lesa Roller both of Florida, Lisa and Haskell Greene and Dianna McCue; grandchildren: Brad Smith, Jamie Foshie, Shane Foshie, Kim Foshie Turner, Heather Daniels, Scotty Greene, Mickey Scudgington, Jacob Fortner, Erin Broyles, Brittney Franklin, and Ray Arrington; several great-grandchildren; siblings: Judy Neas, Lena Newton, Barbara Johnson of Wisconsin, Johnny Foshie, and Jerry Foshie; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law: Lois Cutshall, Novella McCamey, Betty Bible, and Anthony “Tony” and Dottie Bible.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers: Benny Foshie, Riley Foshie, J.C. Foshie, and infant, Logan Foshie; infant sister: Hope Foshie.
Graveside services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at GreeneLawn Memory Gardens. The Rev. Tim Roach and the Rev. Paul Ragon will officiate. The Greene County Honor Guard will convey military honors. Family and friends are asked to meet at Doughty-Stevens at 12:15 p.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5 – 8 p.m. Thursday at Doughty-Stevens Funeral Home. His family will be pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Haskell Greene and Scotty Greene.
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