Earl E. Foley, 88, of Cedar Rapids, passed away on Saturday, November 4, 2017 surrounded by his loving family.
Memorial services will be on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 1 pm at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories. Visitation will be held on Tuesday evening from 4 – 7 pm at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories Stateroom.
Earl was born on October 6, 1929; the son of John and Alta (Ward) Foley in Gregory Landing, MO. Earl retired from Rockwell Collins after 31 years of employment. He served as Sargent in the Army from 1948-1953. He was an avid golfer, enjoyed watching sports especially the New York Yankees and attending his grandchildren’s activities.
Earl was preceded in death by his father and mother and his brother-in-law, Donald Glover. Left to cherish Earl’s memories are his wife of 64 years Joann and his children, Melinda Foley, daughter of Omaha, NE, Steve Foley, & Lisa (Melsa) Foley and their children, Taylor Foley and Jackson Foley of Swisher, IA. Two sisters, Shirley (Foley) Glover, of Mt. Pleasant, IA and Roberta (Foley) and Gene Howes, of Hamilton, IL, 3 nieces and 1 nephew.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Hospice of Mercy in Earl’s honor.