Bernard Foutch, 89, of Moro, passed away at 8:20 a.m. Sunday, June 21, 2015, at home with his family by his side.
He was born on June 23, 1925, in Broughton, Ill., the son of the late James D. and Velma Elizabeth (Johnson) Foutch.
Bernard married Eunice Blume on May 8, 1947, in St. Charles, Mo. She survives.
He was a member of the Church of Christ in Godfrey and retired from the Roxana School District with the maintenance department. He was also a former deacon at the Kimberling City, Mo., Church of Christ, a Boy Scout and Cub Scout Leader, and he enjoyed fishing,
In addition to his wife, Eunice Foutch, of Moro, he is also survived by three sons and daughters-in-law, James and Katherine Foutch of East Alton, Gary and Melody Foutch of South Roxana, Ron and Carole Foutch of Lake in the Hills, Ill.; a daughter and son-in-law, Lesa and Greg Donelson of East Alton; 13 grandchildren, James D., Jason, Josh, Jared, Janet and Katie Foutch, Robyn, Aryn and Luke Hanebrink, Jamie and Zachary Donelson, Chad and Caitlin McClellan; several great-grandchildren; and one nephew, John Foutch.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded by two brothers, James D. and J. Robert Foutch; and one sister, Irene Smithey.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 25, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 26, 2015, with James Lampley officiating.
Burial will follow at Marine Cemetery in Marine.
Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ in Godfrey.
Online condolences and guestbook can be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.