William Edward Fouts Sr.


Mr. William Edward Fouts, Sr., age 94, of Adairsville, passed away Tuesday, October 2, 2018, at his residence.

Mr. Fouts was born September 1, 1924, in Roswell, Georgia, son of the late Paul Wheeler and Nellie Ellen Coleman Fouts. He was a member of Adairsville United Methodist Church, formerly a member and past master of Roswell Lodge #165 F&AM and had recently received his 70-year membership pin from the Adairsville #168 F&AM Masonic Lodge. Mr. Fouts was a veteran of the United States Army, having proudly served during World War II as a Buck Sergeant with the 1st Infantry Regiment, 6th Infantry Division, F Company. He later worked in receiving for General Motors, from which he retired after 40 years. Mr. Fouts also enjoyed gardening. He was preceded in death by his wife, Helon Walker Fouts, sister, Mary Fouts Nesbit, and brothers, Louie Fouts, P. W. Fouts,  Jr., and Earl Fouts.

Survivors include his children, W. E. (Brenda) Fouts, Jr., of Calhoun, Joyce Fouts of Fairfax, VA, and Paula Fouts of Calhoun; grandchildren, Nicole (Josh) Duffey- Robison, Elizabeth Fouts, Chris Fouts, and Hannah Trusty; great-granddaughter, Eowyn Duffey-Robison; two brothers, Eugene (Carolyn) Fouts and Marcus (Hazel) Fouts; several nieces and nephews

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at 12:00 Noon from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Pinkard officiating. Interment will follow in Georgia National Cemetery, Canton with Masonic grave rites and Military honors. Adairsville Masonic Lodge #168 F&AM will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville.

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R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of funeral arrangements for Mr. William Edward Fouts, Sr.