Warren "Whiz" E. Foote, 74, of Main Street, Lonaconing, went to join his family in heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019.
Born July 15, 1944, in Lonaconing, he was the son of the late James Foote and Blanche (Wilson) Foote.
He was preceded in death by five brothers, Jim, Bud, John, Charlie and Walter Foote, and one sister, Patty Kyle. Whiz was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1962-1965, he was a lifetime member of the Ocean City American Legion Post 166.
Whiz was employed by St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church for 35 years prior to retiring. He was a proud and very involved resident of his home town as councilman for Town of Lonaconing for 30 years, member of Valley Alumni Association, Lonaconing Republican Club, and Lonaconing Christmas Committee.
He was also involved in numerous committees within the county and surrounding areas as president of Allegany Garrett Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, member of the Sanitary Committee, and board member of Allegany County HRDC.
He is survived by a sister-in-law, Christine Foote, Lonaconing; nephews, Jamie, Mike, Dan, David, Tom, John and Nick Foote; nieces, Julie Hill and Lisa Maloney, and two special nieces, Tina Warnick and Dina Creegan; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Friends will be received at Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing, on Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Services will be conducted Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Deacon Harold Bradley officiating.
Interment will be in Maryland State Veterans Cemetery at Rocky Gap, Flintstone. Military rites will be accorded by combined Honor Guard Post 13, Cumberland.
Published on January 10, 2019
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