Robert Edward Foshee
Robert Edward Foshee, 74, of Rosepine, LA, passed from this life on April 17, 2018.
Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 54 years, Louise Cooper Foshee; son, William Timothy Foshee and Sharon of Colfax, LA; daughter, Delean Freet and Rodney of Jacksonville, FL; sister, Sharon Chevalier and M.L. of Rosepine, LA; five grandchildren: Kristi Sweat, Justin Russell, Lindsay Foshee, William Foshee, Isabella Huntsberry; four great grandchildren: Nolon Sweat, Aiden Russell, Natalie Sweat, Braylen Russell; and a host of extended family, and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Faye Foshee; and brother, Lealon Ray Foshee.
Robert graduated from Rosepine High School in 1963. He was a franchise dealer for Snap-On-Tools for 35 years, and a salesman for LKQ, through which he touched many lives and spread the Word of God.
He was known as Coach, Snap-On-Tool Man, Brother Robert, Preacher and PawPaw. He loved sports of all kinds. He sponsored and coached men’s and women’s independent basketball teams for over 20 years and won several state championships. He enjoyed working, gardening, attending church at Church of God of Prophecy, and spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 4:00-8:00PM at Myers Colonial Funeral Home, in DeRidder, LA. Funeral service will be held Saturday, April 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM, also at Myers Colonial Funeral Home. Pastors Robert Barker, Don Stephens, and Jason O’Linde will officiate. Pallbearers will be Billy Foshee, Jim Hickman, Rodney Freet, Lee Foshee, Justin Russell, Will Foshee and Kendall Scoville. Honorary pallbearer is Nat Sweat. Burial will follow at Rosepine Cemetery in Rosepine, LA. Services are under the direction of Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Words of comfort may be shared at myers-colonialfuneralhome.com