September 13, 1925 - September 16, 2016
Joe Milton Foy passed away Friday, September 16, 2016. A celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Madrid Baptist Church with Ministers Jayson Kirk, Addis Habbard, and Jeff Ward. Interment will follow at Campbellton Baptist Cemetery with military honors, James & Lipford Funeral Home directing. Flowers are accepted or memorials may be given in his memory to Campbellton Baptist Cemetery, P. O. Box 232, Campbellton, FL 32426 or Emerald Coast Hospice, 4374 Lafayette Street, Marianna, FL 32446. Family will receive friends at Madrid Baptist Church Tuesday, 10 a.m. until time of service. Born in Campbellton, September 13, 1925 to Gladys Reddick Foy and Adrian "Scrap" Foy. Graduate of Campbellton High School, he served 3 years in U. S. Navy aboard the minesweeper USS Strategy A.M. 308 as a frogman; participated in Invasion of Iwo Jima and Okinawa, and Occupation of Japan. Joe was a combat veteran, served during World War II and Korean War. He served 18 years in the U. S. Army, retiring as a Master Sergeant in 1966. He lived in DeFuniak Springs for over 37 years; managed Veteran's Gas Company for 10 years, supported his wife in Foy's Florist for over 12 years, and was employed by Walton County School District for over 15 years as a school bus driver. He returned to his birthplace in October 2003. He was a member and deacon of Madrid Baptist Church. Joe was predeceased by his parents; two daughters: Cheryl and Dorothy; a sister, Dorothy West, and two brothers, Robert and Wilmer "Jiggs" Foy. He is survived by his beloved wife of 63 years Annie "Lois" Talley; three children: Joseph A. Foy and wife Linda of Crestview, Florida, John W. Foy and wife Vicki of Piedmont, South Carolina; and Jo Anne Robertson and husband Aaron E. of Copperas Cove, Texas; two sisters Johnnie Ruth Norsworthy and Carolyn Richardson; special sister-in-law Bonnie and Carl of Newnan, GA; nine grandchildren, Kathleen (Jeremy), Kathryn, Ian, and Rylei Foy; and Kaylynn, Laurie (Will), Kevan, Brittany, and Molly Robertson and a number of nieces and nephews.
Joe Milton Foy passed away Friday, September 16, 2016. A celebration of Life Service will be at 11 a.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Madrid Baptist Church with Ministers Jayson Kirk, Addis Habbard, and Jeff Ward. Interment will follow at... View Obituary & Service Information
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