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Roy W. Fogle

June 15, 1927 January 8, 2009
Roy W. Fogle
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Obituary for Roy W. Fogle

Roy W Fogle, 81, of White Lake, formerly of Walled Lake and West Bloomfield, died on Thursday, January 8, 2009 in the care of his family at Beaumont Hospice in Royal Oak.

Born in Detroit on June 15, 1927, the son of Harry and Maude (Bupp) Fogle, Roy graduated from Milford High School in 1945. Following high school, he enlisted in the US Army, serving with military intelligence in Germany during World War II. After his honorable discharge, Roy met and married Patricia Couture and also began his career with General Motors at the Proving Ground in Milford.

During the Korean War, Roy was reactivated by the US Army; thereafter he returned
to the General Motors Proving Grounds where he worked until his retirement in 1982.

Roy was an active, long time member of the Union Lake Baptist Church. He was also active in the community, serving with many associations, which included the Walled Lake School Board.

Sports were a passion that he passed on to his children and grandchildren. He served as a coach on many of his children's teams. In later years he was his grandchildren's biggest fan.

Roy loved to help people. Everyone knew if something needed fixing all they had to do was call Roy ("Mr. Fix It").

In addition to Patricia, his beloved wife of 60 years, he is survived by his loving children Stephen (Christine) Fogle, Gregory Fogle, Suzanne (Vernon) McKeever, DeLynn (Timothy) Dindoffer; 14 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren; brother Lawrence (Dorothy) Fogle many loving extended family members and dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his brother George (Vivian) Fogle.

A Funeral Service will be held at Berean Baptist Church, 38303 8 Mile Rd., Livonia, Monday, January 12, 2009, 11AM, with Pastor Terry McIntosh officiating. Burial at Oak Grove Cemetery, Milford. Friends may visit at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home, 404 E. Liberty St., Milford, Sunday 1-8PM. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider William Beaumont Hospice or the American Heart Association.

For further information, please phone 248.684.6645.

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