Julian Gray Foshee, Sr.
Julian Gray Foshee, Sr., age 79, passed away on Saturday, June 12, 2021, in Fort Myers, FL. He was born on April 26, 1942 in Red Level, Alabama, to the late Clarence and Vada Foshee. He graduated from Andalusia High School in 1960 and married Bobbie Ann DuPree in March of 1962.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 59 years, Bobbie Ann Foshee of Fort Myers, FL; son, Gray Foshee (Shelly) of Fort Myers, FL daughter, Melanie Geenen (Jeffrey) of Knoxville, TN and grandchildren, Brit Foshee (Kelly) of Fort Myers, FL, Quinton Foshee (Rebekah) of Fort Myers, FL, Jeret Foshee (Dorie) of Perry, FL, Micah Foshee (Megan) of Bluffton, SC, Hannah-Michelle Foshee of Fort Myers, FL, Rachel Foshee of Fort Myers, FL, Peter Geenen of Knoxville, TN and Bruce McGill Foshee of Fort Myers, FL; as well as eight great grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother, Robert “Bob” Foshee (Diane) of Andalusia, AL and sister-in-law, Debra DuPree Williams (James “Jim”) of Asheville, NC.
Julian was employed by Harper Brothers, a road construction company, for over 45 years as a maintenance supervisor. He then worked for APAC Florida, Inc., until his retirement in 2012 as a consultant. Julian attended McGregor Baptist Church until he and his wife helped plant Cypress Lake Baptist Church in Fort Myers, FL, where he led the music and taught Sunday school. He had a great passion for teaching God’s word and carried that with him into the nursing homes where he resided the last six years of his life.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 19, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. EST at City Gate Ministries, 1735 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901 with Pastor David Pleasant officiating.
Memorial Contributions in memory of Julian Gray Foshee, Sr. are suggested to City Gate Ministries, 1735 Jackson Street, Fort Myers, FL 33901.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Fort Myers, is entrusted with final care.