OBITUARY

Billy Eugene Foltz

October 24, 1937May 3, 2021

Billy Eugene Foltz, 83, of Lancaster, passed away on Monday, May 3rd, 2021 at his residence. Billy was born on October 24th, 1937 to the late Charles and Josephine Foltz. He served in the United States Army, and had worked as a machinist for Anchor Hocking, retiring after 37 years of service. Billy was a past member of the Eagles and a lifetime member of the AMVETS. He enjoyed feeding birds and truly loved spending time with his family. Billy is survived by his children, Debbie (Mike Sark) Probasco, Jeanie (Scott) Bingham, and William (Bill) Foltz; grandchildren, Angela Hicks-Earliwine, Elizabeth Hicks-Beams, of TX, Joy (Allen Yates) Bingham, Crystal Bingham, and Katlyn (Tim Claypool) Bingham; great-grandchildren, Brayden, Xaiden, Elijah, and Jasmine; special cousin, June (Bob) Lewis; sister-in-law, Donna (Larry) Yencer; sister-in-law, Mary Jo (Glen) Hanks, brother-in-law, Fred (Thresa) Hyme; as well as many other loving family members and friends. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Margaret Foltz; and his brother, Ron Foltz. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, May 7th, 2021 at 1PM at the HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME. Burial with Military Honors is to follow at Floral Hills Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 2PM-4PM & 6PM-8PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be given to Hospice of Central Ohio or the AMVETS, in Billy’s memory.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Thursday, May 6, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, May 7, 2021

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Nancy McCrady

May 11, 2021

Dear Debbie, Jeanie and Bill,

So sorry to hear of your Father's death. I had hoped to visit you last Thursday, but was out of town. I am an old neighbor from your days on Mulberry Street. Debbie babysit for me. I am Nancy McCrady. Neil and I lived across the street at 532 E. Mulberry. Remember? I used to see Jeanie at Lancaster Sales regularly, and Bill at St. Bernadette Church.

I hope you are all doing well. I am considering my age. Same as your Dads.

Mrs. McCrady

Gwen Stark

May 8, 2021

So sorry to hear Bill has passed. I can remember all the Family reunions we went to was so much fun seeing everyone. Will be missed Love You

TOM FOLTZ

May 6, 2021

While Bill was my cousin, he was actually more like an uncle to me ever since I was small. Even as a little kid, he would ask you questions about what you were doing in school or summer activities, and he wanted to know every detail. When you spent time with him, he made you feel like the most important person in the room! A great listener *and* a great conversationalist. Always had a good story… and another one all ready to follow it up with! Such a generous guy… I remember he and Marge bringing me back a 3-D replica of the Magic Kingdom when they went to Disney World, and that great salt water taffy he made sure to get for me when they went to the Boardwalk.

When I grew up and eventually attended Ohio State, he would check on me by phone to make sure I was doing OK and asking if I needed anything. “Just let me know, I know how to get there” he’d say. On one of those phone calls, I offered him a ticket to sit with me an upcoming Ohio State Football game. I don’t how many games Bill ever went to, maybe lots, but he looked like the happiest guy in the world that day as he sat in the ‘Shoe.

Big screen TV’s, CB radios… and a pet groundhog. That was Bill, and he will be missed.

Tom Foltz & Family

Bill Wolfe

May 6, 2021

Sending condolences to Bill's family and friends.
I worked with Bill at Anchor Hocking years ago.
He was a GREAT guy and coworker.