obit: Rodney Emerson Foyt
- Rodney Emerson Foyt 61 of Temple died Friday October 9, 2009 at his residence.
A memorial service for Mr. Foyt will be held at 4:00 PM Wednesday October 14, 2009 at the Scanio-Harper Funeral Home in Temple with Chaplain Ralph McCullough and Rev. Cliff Williams officiating.
Mr. Foyt was born in Temple, Texas the son of Pressley and Betty Repass Foyt. He graduated from Los Alamos High School in New Mexico. He later earned a Bachelors Degree in Social Work from Highlands University in Las Vegas, New Mexico. He retired from the State of Texas working with the Texas Youth Commission.
He was a member of the IBM Ring 60 (International Brotherhood of Magicians) as well as SAM (Society of American Magicians) and the Temple Magic Club and the Shire of Tempio and the Live Poets of Temple.
Mr. Foyt is survived by his wife Betty Foyt of Temple his father Pressley Foyt of Temple two step-daughters Janet Barrett of Belton and Judy Fisher of La Grange, Ohio and a half brother Donald Standridge of San Jose, California. Also surviving are 6 grandchildren and one great grandchild,
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorials be sent to the American Cancer Society or the Development Department at Scott & White for cancer research.
Born: May 15, 1948
Place of Birth: Temple, Texas
Death: October 9, 2009
Place of Death: Temple, Texas
Wednesday October 14, 2009, 4:00 PM at Scanio-Harper Funeral Home
Scanio-Harper Funeral Home