Claude Foley, of Ellison Bend Road, Williamsburg, departed this life on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at his home. He was 64 years, 6 months, and 27 days of age. He was born on July 6, 1948, in Saxton, to the late Cecil E. Foley and Lola B. Hayes Foley. He is also preceded in death by his sister, Vicy B. Rose; and brothers-in-law, Bob Morgan and Clint Mitchell. He was a veteran having served in the United States Army and also attended the Mountain Ash Baptist Church.
He is survived by two daughters, Tammy Thomas (James) and Cindy Foley, all of Grove City, Ohio; four grandchildren, J.T. Thomas, Nicholas Thomas, Zackary Thomas and Amanda Foley; one great-granddaughter, Shaylee Foley; three sisters, Darlene Mitchell, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Joyce Morgan, of Williamsburg, and Brenda Moore and husband John, of Williamsburg; four brothers, Jim Foley and wife Lorene, Joe Foley and wife Shirley, Bob Foley and wife Glenda, and Gary Foley and wife Rhonda, all of Williamsburg; and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013, at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013, at the Mountain Ash Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Carpenter officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Rose Family Cemetery on Ellison Bend Road, Williamsburg.
Mr. Foley will lie in state at the Mountain Ash Baptist Church from 10 a.m. until the funeral hour on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
James Thomas, David Angeletti, J.T. Thomas, Nicholas Thomas, Brent Foley and Dewayne Perkins will serve as pallbearers.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 60675. Forms may be downloaded at www.woundedwarriorproject.org
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.