In Memoriam: Larry Foil

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FoilB    Larry Foil, 77, a resident of Central, LA, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2014. He was retired, after working for the West Feliciana Parish School Board for over 40 years. He was proud to have served as a teacher, administrator, and active supporter of the school system for his whole life.  
    Visitation was on Monday, February 3, 2014 at the Covenant Community Church in Greenwell Springs from 5pm until 8pm and then on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of St. Francisville from 9am until services at 11am, conducted by Rev. Jeff Stanfill. Burial was in Star Hill Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Joe Ratcliff. 
    He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Ruby Wallette Foil; one son, Kevin Foil and his wife Melinda of Hayden, AL; step-son Dennis Wallette and his wife Donna of Hammond, LA; step-son Tony Wallette and his wife Ginny of Austin, TX; step-daughter Deanna Wallette Martin of Pearland, TX; ten grandchildren: Erin Kinard and her husband Davy, IT3 Matthew Foil, Joshua Foil, Ashley Wallette, Lindsey Wallette, Jeffrey Wallette, Jack Wallette, Will Wallette, Blake Martin and Brandon Martin; and five great-grandchildren. 
    He was preceded in death by his parents, Hugh and Allie Foil, adoptive mother, Melissa Foil; and first wife Fay Reames Foil. Pallbearers will be his grandsons and granddaughters and good friend Bobby Underwood. 
    He was a veteran of the US Army. In his early life, he was active in the Jaycees and the Potpourri Social Club. He was currently active in Cooking in Central, the Central Community Alliance, and an associate member of the Central Chamber of Commerce. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at
     Excerpt from eulogy by Rachel and Wendell Hall: “A simple phone call or even just a suggestion we might need him and immediately he was there – the ever-loyal and faithful friend.”