June 29 1930 November 17 2022
Charles Andrew “Toad” Foley June 29, 1930 – November 17, 2022 Share this obituary Sign Guestbook| Send Sympathy Card Charles Andrew “Toad” Foley, 92, of Valley Falls, KS, passed away Thursday, November 17, 2022 at St. Francis Hospital in Topeka. He was born June 29, 1930 in St. Joseph, MO, the son of Paul C. and Mary Alice (Owens) Foley. He graduated from Hiawatha High School in 1948. Charles proudly served in the United States Marine Corps; enlisting in 1951; he served as Sergeant in tanks in Korea. Charles received the Purple Heart Medal. He was a rural mail carrier in Valley Falls, Lawrence and Nortonville for over 40 years. He was also a farmer. Charles was a member of the Coal Creek Community, a member of the Coal Creek United Methodist Church, MO Brittany Club, AKC Kennel Club and a charter member of Kaw Valley Shoot to Retrieve Club. He was a certified judge for the AKC and Shoot to Retrieve trails. Charles was a life member of Grahem-Herbers VFW Post 3084 and DAV (Disabled American Veterans). He married June Kirkham on November 3, 1957 at the Coal Creek United Methodist Church. They celebrated over 65 years of marriage. Survivors include his wife, June of the home; 2 daughters, Janet (Roger) of Georgia, and Mary Foley (Bill Williams) of Great Bend, KS; sister, Ida Taliaferro of Effingham, KS; 3 grandchildren, Shane Evans (Brittany) of Valley Falls, Angie Evans of Valley Falls, KS and Tyler Stohl of Georgia; and 5 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Mary Foley; 2 brothers, Paul and Harold Foley; and a son, David Foley. Memorial Service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at the Mercer Funeral Home in Valley Falls. Inurnment with Military Honors by Grahem-Herbers VFW Post 3084 will follow at the Valley Falls Cemetery. Memorials may be given to the Salvation Army or Valley Falls Library c/o Mercer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 6, Valley Falls, KS 66088. SERVICES Memorial Service Tuesday, November 22, 2022 10:30 AM Mercer Funeral Home / Valley Falls, KS 810 Broadway Valley Falls, Kansas 66088 Get Directions on Google Maps Inurnment Tuesday, November 22, 2022 Valley Falls Cemetery 19th & Frazier Valley Falls, Kansas 66088 Get Directions on Google Maps Print Obituary Sign Guestbook Name: Location: Video: Image: Light A Candle Candle 1 Candle 2 Candle 3 Candle 4 Email: Please keep my message private Personal Message: Submit Guestbook entry
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Charles Andrew Toad Foley June 29 1930 November 17 2022.
Death notice for the town of: Valley Falls, state: Kansas