Everett Paul “Tiny” Foltz
Everett Paul “Tiny” Foltz, age 89, was born April 9, 1924, to Herman and Hazel Foltz in Baltimore. Everett left home to serve his country in WWII and was decorated with the Purple Heart Medal for his honorable service in the Battle of the Bulge. Everett returned and married Caroline (Piccirilli) in 1950.
The couple settled in Pataskala and raised four children. Everett protected his community as an Auxiliary Deputy for Licking County. The family later relocated to Millersport where he worked for Walnut Township. Everett later retired from the Columbus Gas Company after many years of service. Everett was a well-known supporter of the Millersport Lakers as both an athletic and band booster. He was also a member of the Millersport American Legion Post 637 and the Baltimore VFW Post 3761. Everett was a friend to many animals caring for horses, golden retrievers, and other pets.
Everett passed on to his final rest on August 25, 2013, surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Audrey Wise, Mary Ellen Berger, Charles Foltz, and Roy Foltz. Everett is survived by Caroline Foltz of Millersport, his wife of 63 years; sister, Joan and brother, Wayne Foltz of Newark; daughter, Linda (Ronald) Jackson of Baltimore; sons, Gregory (Rebecca) Foltz of Baltimore, Robert Foltz of Newark, and Thomas (Jennifer) Foltz of Millersport; grandchildren, Brian (Abby) Jackson of Baltimore, Courtney (Daniel) Taubken of Gainesville, VA, Andrew and Rachel Foltz of Baltimore, and Aimee and Allison Foltz of Millersport; great-grandchildren, Lucus and MaKenzi Jackson of Baltimore, and Elizabeth, Gabriella, and Charlotte Taubken of Gainesville, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express their gratitude for the outpouring of support from family and friends over the recent months.
The family will receive visitors from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p. m. on Saturday, August 31, 2013, with a funeral service following at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, September 1, 2013. Both will be held at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, 285 E. Main St., with Pastors Steve Bush and Jerry Wiles officiating. Everett will be laid to his final rest at Millersport Cemetery.
Gifts of remembrance may be sent to Millersport United Methodist Church, PO Box 296, Millersport, OH 43046; Millersport Covenant Church, 11544 Summerland Beach Road, Millersport, OH 43046; or Golden Endings Golden Retriever Rescue, 3689 Hilliard Station Rd., Hilliard, OH 43026.
Online condolences may be sent to www.hoskinsonfuneral.com
Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for the Foltz Family.