William Fouse

Obituary of William L. Fouse

William "Bill" L. Fouse, 68, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 26, 2015 at his home, after a brief battle with brain cancer, with his loving family by his side. Bill was born April 14, 1947, the son of the late Virginia and William Fouse. After graduating from Central Dauphin High School in 1965, Bill served in Viet Nam with the United States Naval Reserves. Bill retired from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Department of General Services and was employed with Wilsbach Distributors prior to his illness. Bill was a active softball player, playing his final game 3 days before his diagnosis. He also enjoyed bowling, attending the Harrisburg Senators games and was a "die-hard" New York Yankees fan. Bill believed in volunteer service. He served his fellow veterans with the Dauphin County Veterans Honor Guard. He was a member of the Lower Paxton Lions Club and a past member of the Penbrook Lions Club, serving on various committees at the club, district and state level of Lionism and was a Melvin Jones Fellow recipient. He also assisted in many of the Penbrook Leo Club projects and served with Meals-on-Wheels. He is also a member at the American Legion Penbrook Post 730, a life-time member of the VFW Post 1718 and a former member of the Penbrook Fire Company and Penbrook Fire Police. Bill is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathleen (Fisher) Fouse; daughters, Salli A. Miller (Eric Stentzel) and Laurie A. Fouse-Miller (Stephen Miller); granddaughter, Emily Logan Miller and grandson, Gage Jackson Miller; siblings, Jacques Fouse, Sandra Bartholomeo (Dominic), Sharon Buskey (Gary Seiler) and Jeffrey Hall (Valerie). Bill is predeceased by his granddaughter Payton Carleigh Miller. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, friends and his favorite "pals" Lizzy and Ginger. A Memorial Service will be held at 3:00 PM Sunday, August 9, 2015 at the Penbrook Church of God, 2733 Canby Street, preceded by a visitation beginning at 1:00 PM with a Lions' Service of Remembrance to be held prior to the Memorial Service. The Dauphin County Veterans Honor Guard will perform an Honor Program at the conclusion of the Memorial Service. Internment will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in Bill's memory to the PA Lions Beacon Lodge Camp/Wounded Warriors Project, 114 State Rte 103, Mt. Union, PA 17066. The Dailey Funeral Home Is Honored To Serve The Fouse Family. It is with a saddened heart that we send our prayers and love to all the family. Please know that the Heavens received an awesome angel! He will be in many hearts forever. Dear DG Lion Salli, 2ndVDG Lion Kathy & Grand Daughter Lion Emily: We will keep you in our PRAYERS and Deepest Sympathies. Lion Bill served in numerous activities/events and was LOVED by all with his outstanding Personality. Bill was an EXEMPLARY LION always devoted to serving others through volunteerism. Bill will be "Greatly Missed but never be Forgotten"! Kathy,my thoughts and prayers are with you and the family. Bill will truly be missed.!! Love the Herb Family. Kathy and family our prayers go out to all of you during such a difficult time. You have our deepest sympathy. Bill was one great man and will be greatly missed. I know my sister thought of him and all of you as family and with that we all followed the same welcoming feelings as you are all part of the family. If you need anything please let us know. Once again our prayer and deepest sympathy go out to all of you. Im so sorry we have all lost a great man and friend. Bill always had a laugh and an uplifting attitude about life He will be missed. Dear Kathy my prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. I know that Bill will live in your heart forever and you have many wonderful memories of him. Bill was always jovial and he will be missed by many.
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