Mr. Harvey C. Foushee
AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mr. Harvey Clayton Foushee, 85, husband to Aileen Foushee, entered into rest Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, at Kentwood Nursing Home.
Mr. Foushee was born in Orange County, N.C., to the late Charles Daniel Foushee and Sarah Elizabeth Jobe Foushee. He graduated from Graham High School in Graham. Mr. Foushee enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1947 and served until 1950. He graduated from Elon College in North Carolina, taught physics at Asheboro High School, and worked in management at Carolina Power and Light. Later, he began a career as an industrial engineer with Western Electric, which led to a graduate degree in bio-mechanical engineering at Texas Tech. He was transferred to the Lucent Division of AT&T in New York where he was a resident of West Windsor, N.J. He retired from Lucent Technologies in 1984.
Harvey enjoyed his grandchildren, painting, photography and traveling. Mr. Foushee worked as a Boy Scout leader with Graham Methodist Church and was active with the Graham Jaycees.
In 2001, Harvey moved back to his N.C. home and established residency in New Bern. He was a faithful member of Garber Methodist Church in New Bern. Mr. Foushee and his wife later transferred to Augusta to be closer to their family.
Other family members include his sons, H. Clayton Foushee Jr. (Leann) of Annapolis, Md., Stephen R. Foushee (Karen) of Augusta, Ga., John K. Foushee (Debi) of Hamilton, N.J., and David A. Foushee from Charlotte; eight grandchildren, Joel Foushee, Justin Foushee, Kaitlin Foushee, Andrew Foushee, Mathew Foushee, Amanda Foushee, Alan Foushee and Jeffrey Foushee. He also has one great-grandchild, Hailey Elizabeth Foushee.
In Augusta, the family will receive friends Monday evening from 6:30 until 8 p.m. at Thomas Poteet and Son. In North Carolina, the funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2011, at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Rich & Thompson Funeral Home, 207 E. Elm St. Graham, NC 27213. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Research C/O The Rotary Club of Augusta, P.O. Box 463, Augusta,GA 30903.
Thomas Poteet & Son Funeral Directors, 214 Davis Road, Augusta, GA 30907, 706-364-8484, is assisting the family. Please sign the guestbook at www.thomaspoteet.com
Published in TheTimesNews.com Burlington, NC from December 18 to December 19, 2011
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