Charles Fouty

Obituary of Charles Leroy Fouty

Charles (Chuck) Leroy Fouty Feb. 12, 1928 – Oct. 30, 2018 Chuck was born in Seattle, Washington to Francis Bennett and Edith Fouty on Feb. 12, 1928. From a young age Chuck never shied away from work projects – his or other people he knew who needed something built or repaired. He was helping his father lay floor boards on Pearl Harbor Day at what would become the family home. He also enjoyed wood carving and painting. While in the Army in 1950, Chuck volunteered for the front lines in Korea. Grateful to come home, he got back into civilian life and married Donna Chase. That marriage ended in divorce. Chuck spent several years as the Chief Engineer at Burien General Hospital (Highline Medical Center). The student Nurses would ask to practice taking blood pressure and giving shots on him. Chuck later married Elaine Killingsworth. They enjoyed road trips through the Northwest. She survives him at the family home. Chuck was preceded in death by his parents and 3 brothers; baby Ben, James Joal and William Allen. One brother Clifford (Dixie) survives in Mesa, Arizona along with nieces and nephews. Chuck will be laid to rest in the Pomeroy City Cemetery in Pomeroy, WA. Memorials may be made to Make A Wish or Meals on Wheels.
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