Foy McIntosh

September 14, 1945 ~ September 12, 2011

Foy McIntosh, 65, died Monday, September 12, 2011, in a local hospital.

Born in Enterprise, Alabama to Lomax and Arnie Ruth Reeves McIntosh, Mr. McIntosh served in the Alabama National Guard for one year before joining the U. S. Army. He retired as a Master Sergeant after 22 1/2 years, having served during the Vietnam War era. He was a graduate of Columbia College in Maryland with a BA in English and Business.

Following his retirement from the Army, Mr. McIntosh worked at Waste Management for six years and then joined the Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, where he was Jail Supervisor for five years and was a part of the COPS Program for one year. Mr. McIntosh was supervisor of the Calcasieu Parish Funeral Detail from 1999 until his retirement in 2008. He was also a member of American Legion Post No. 370 in Westlake.

Mr. McIntosh is survived by his wife of 46 1/2 years, Cleta Jean McGee McIntosh; three grandsons, Gregory and Christopher McIntosh of Moss Bluff and Matthew McIntosh of Ft. Bragg, NC; great grandchildren Zy, Analashia and Elizabeth McIntosh; brother Lomax McIntosh of Enterprise, AL; and four sisters, Shirley Lewis of Panama City, FL, Elizabeth Davis and husband Jimmy of Enterprise, AL, Evelyn Jones and husband Glen of Dothan, AL and Jean Wyatt of Raimer, AL; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his son, Deputy Billy Wayne McIntosh.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 18, 2011 at Johnson Funeral Home. Pastor Tim Mahoney will officiate. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 until 10 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. until service time.

Memorial donations to go toward medical expenses may be made to the family.

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  1. I often think of Mr.Foy,aka PawPaw as I sit and watch a SAINTS game! I enjoyed being able to watch the game with him and Greg. I loved to hear him talk about his past and jobs he had done. Knowing his history made his words of wisdom much more important.Because he was normally quite I had to ask questions to get his words out, Haha. He often spoke of how he wanted his Grandsons to grow up to be great men. I pray that Greg,Chris,and Matthew do continue to grow into Great men and then they would know thier father and pawpaw would be proud. I pray as you guys ajust to this chapter of life. Remembering all the fun times,happy times, and the love you all share. I will be praying as I do on a regulary basis for you guys! May Gods love, peace, understanding, and comfort be with your family. Love always, Jessica.

  2. If memory serves me, Buck and Cleta were coming home from Germany and they stopped by Enterprise to see us. Days before you could tell Daddy was excited that his baby brother was coming home! He called all their sisters to let them know to come by the house. For a couple days, I got to sit and listen to stories of the past and hopes for the future, but mostly I remember Buck and Daddy, deep in conversation, happy see each other and catching up.Thinking about that, I'd bet Buck is with Billy Wayne right now, happy to see his son again and catching up.God Bless

  3. Mrs. McIntosh and boys,I am very sad to hear of Mr. Foy's passing he is such a kind man. I had only met the 2 of you once at Billy's service ny husband Mike was a pall bearer we think the world of Mr. Foy and of Billy. You are and the chlidren are in my prayers. Laurie

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