Obituary for George Clayton Foltz, Jr.

george Foltz 1 scaledGeorge Clayton Foltz, Jr, age 77 of Draper Virginia died at the Lewis Gale, Pulaski Hospital on Friday, October 7, 2022.  Preceded in death by his parents; George Clayton Foltz, Sr., and Jemima Patterson Foltz. Also preceding him were his sisters, Winfrey A. Foltz, and Alberta Foltz. Brother, Curtis Patterson Foltz.

Mr. Foltz was a Veteran, serving with the United States Army in the Vietnam conflict. Following his stint in the military, he returned to Draper and shortly thereafter volunteered with the Draper Volunteer Fire Department where he remained active for over 50 years. He served as Captain as well as Treasurer.

In addition to loving his country and his community, George loved his family even more. Leaving behind to cherish his legacy will be his wife, Carolyn Foltz and two sons; Clay Foltz of Arlington, Virginia, and Brent Foltz (Marina) of Staunton Virginia as well as two grandchildren; Madison Olivia Foltz and Brodie Dylan Foltz from Staunton Virginia.

Also surviving George is a sister, Mary Jemima Tucker of Dublin and his special friends, the members of Draper Volunteer Fire Department.

Mr. Foltz’s life will be celebrated in a funeral on Friday at 1:00 in the sanctuary at Draper United Methodist Church with Pastor Jason Crandall officiating. The family will be greeting friends beginning at 11:00 until the time of service.

Committal with full military honors will follow at the Southwestern Virginia Veterans Cemetery in Dublin.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the Draper Volunteer Fire Department instead to further honor George’s commitment to his community that he so graciously served.

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The staff of Norris Stevens Funeral Home in Pulaski is serving the Foltz family.