Roy E “R.E.” Foutz Jr. of Salem passed away on May 12, 2012.
Mr. Foutz was born Feb. 9, 1931, in Roanoke, son of the late Roy E. and Eunice Porterfield Foutz. He was a graduate of Jefferson High School and Virginia Tech. He served in the United States Army and retired from Norfolk Southern. He was a member of Cave Spring Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mae Lee Foutz; two sons, Roy Foutz and wife Tracy, and Nelson Foutz; two grandchildren, Colin Foutz and Katie Foutz; sister-in-law Muriel Radford, and nephew Dr. Millard Radford.
The family wishes to extend their deepest thanks and appreciation to the caring staff and caregivers at Salem Terrace. There will always be many cherished memories, and R.E. will be greatly missed.
Graveside funeral services were conducted on May 16 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Rick Elmore officiating. The Foutz family is being served by John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem.