William Lee Foley (Sign Guestbook)

Foley, William Lee, age 91, passed away August 8, 2018, born July 18, 1927 in Knoxville, Tn. Graduated from Young High School, where he played basketball and football. Bill retired from Moore Business Forms in 1991 after 34 years of service in sales and sales management. He was a US Navy vet who participated in the occupation of Japan. Bill was a man who loved his family.

Preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Mary Sue Thomas Foley who was the joy of his life; daughter, Della Jean Foley; Grandson, Derrick Lee Foley; brothers, James Foley of California, Jack Foley of Memphis, Tn; sister Margaret Ann Rector of Middlesboro Kentucky.

Survived by son, Mark Foley (Robin); brother, John Foley of Knoxville; sisters, Dorothy Saulsbury of Bessemer, Al, Myra Sue Ferguson of Morristown, Tn; granddaughter, Sara Foley (Matt); great granddaughters, Sydney Harveston, Lyla Tharp; grandson, Nathan Adkins (Savanna); several nieces and nephews.

Bill was a member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 25th from 5-7 pm at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church.

Gentry Griffey Funeral Chapel is honored to serve the Foley family and invites you to view and sign the online registry below.

4 guestbook entries for “William Lee Foley”:

  1. Jennifer Chupyatov says:

    You were such a nice man. Please rest in peace dear friend

  2. Bettye Phifer says:

    It was a pleasure knowing Bill growing up in the Mt. Olive community. Sue was in the class with me at YHS and they were a lovely couple. My deepest sympathy to the family. May you find peace and comfort in precious memories.

  3. Dorsey Lou Woliver says:

    Sending thoughts and prayers to my friends the Foley family. May God bless you during this mournful time.
    Dorsey Lou Woliver

  4. Bob Shipp says:

    Bill was my sales manager at Moore Business Forms during my brief stay there. He led by example. His employees & customers loved him! When I left he wished me well.A great family man highly respected by all that knew him!

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