Odie R. Foxall

Born in Lyles, TN on April 17, 1935

Departed on March 25, 2017 and resided in Hermitage, TN

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Odie Ray Foxall, Sr, age 81 of Hermitage, passed away March 25, 2017 at Alive Hospice at Skyline in Madison.

A native of Lyles, TN, he was the son of the late Joseph Norwood Foxall and Myrtle Alice Nipper Foxall. Odie made a career in sales, retiring with over 50 years of service with Industrial Sales/Electric Service.

He will be remembered as a man of “strong morals and good character,” according to his children. He lived by the old school standard of “to be early is to be on time, to be on time is to be late and to be late is unacceptable.”

A natural leader, with a strong will, Odie used his skills to lead and develop his children and their friends. He served as Cub Master for Pack 700, coached numerous sports, and was past President of the CB club.

No matter the need, he was quick to help his neighbors and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Joseph and Myrtle Foxall, and is survived by his wife: Peggy Richardson Foxall; three children: Ray (Leticia) Foxall, Ricky (Ruth) Foxall and Mittnee (Jimmy) Doub; three siblings: Patsy Foxall Apple, Audrey Sutton and Larry Foxall; and 5 grandchildren: Justin Megibben, Chris Foxall, Michael Foxall, Alex Doub and Christina Foxall.

The family will receive friends for visitation on Tuesday, March 28 from 4:00 – 8:00 PM, and again on Wednesday from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will be conducted Wednesday at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Harpeth Hills Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens.

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10 Comments to Odie R. Foxall

  1. Nell Bowlin & Mindi Adams
    March 27, 2017 3:41 pm

    Our deepest love and sympathy to the Foxall family. Odie was a loving, devoted husband and father to his wife, children, and grandchildren. We love and respect him as a man, friend, and neighbor for 44 years. Odie always had a smile and a big laugh for everyone and was always there when we needed him. He is deeply loved and will be deeply missed. We love you Odie. May the peace of God be with you and may you rest in peace.

    Love,
    Mindi and Nell

  2. Joy Graham
    March 27, 2017 8:33 pm

    Ricky and family,

    Please know that you are in my prayers daily. Your dad is in a glorious place and will be smiling down on all the memories you share of him, Celebrate the good times you had together until you meet again. From all I have heard he was an AWESOME father, husband, uncle, and friend.

    Love,
    Joy

  3. Judith Ann Redmond
    March 27, 2017 10:16 pm

    Odie was such a great friend to know and have. He loved West Nashville, Cohn High School classmates of 1953 and Cohn High Alumni Association. Odie loved attending the annual Homecoming event and always ready to lend a helping hand. We will miss Odie. Odie was also survived by his sister Patsy Foxall Apple and brother Larry Foxall. Rest in Peace Odie!

  4. Karl W Craun
    March 27, 2017 11:59 pm

    My deepest sympathy and prayers for the Foxall family.

  5. Trish Beckler
    March 28, 2017 11:23 am

    With deep sympathy to the entire Foxall and Doub family. Nothing can be said to ease the pain but know that you are in your friends thoughts, praying for you to have strength during this difficult time.

  6. Sheila Petty
    March 28, 2017 1:39 pm

    Ray and family,
    l wanted you to know you and your family are in my prayers at this difficult time. Our Dad’s are larger than life figures that will never be forgotten. I miss mine everyday but knowing he is not in pain brings comfort. I hope in the coming days the Lord brings the same peace to you my long time friend.

  7. Tommy McGarvey
    March 29, 2017 9:08 am

    Worked with Odie for many yeas. I always thought he was a wonderful person and someone I looked up to.
    My deepest sympathy to all of the family. He will be missed . All my prayers to the family.

  8. Jerry and Georgia McNish
    March 29, 2017 9:58 am

    Peggy and family, our deepest condolences to you and your families. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Odie was a wonderful man, his smile was enough to melt your heart. Odie will surely be missed. May his memory be eternal.

  9. Kay Sutton
    March 29, 2017 8:09 pm

    Aunt Audrey I’m sorry for the loss of your Brother . I Love you very much Your Niece Bonnie Kay Sutton

  10. Rosa Lea Price
    March 30, 2017 6:50 am

    Patsy, I’m very sorry about your loss, especially coupled with your recent loss of Randy. May God’s presence comfort and bless you is my prayer. Rosa Lea

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