Mr. Jim Morgan "Jimmy" Fouche, Jr.

  • BORN: December 1, 1943
  • DIED: May 27, 2017
  • LOCATION: Tifton, Georgia

Mr. Jim Morgan "Jimmy" Fouche, Jr., 73, of Tifton died Saturday, May 27, 2017 at his residence after a long fought battle with Diabetes.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, May 29, 2017 in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Ronnie Howell will officiate.
Jim was born on December 1, 1943 in Albany, GA to the late Jim Morgan Fouche, Sr. and Thelma Combs Fouche. When he was 11 years old, his beloved mother died and his Aunt Marjorie Combs took him under her wings and finished raising him. While attending Georgia Southwestern, he met and fell in love with a pretty young lady from Rhode Island. The couple married on August 29th, 1970, in Cranston, Rhode Island.
Jim and Ruth had lived in Tifton for the past 4 years, having moved from Marietta where they had lived for 35 years. He was a United States Navy Veteran and a graduate of Georgia Southwestern where he earned his BS degree in Business Administration. Jim retired from Lockheed Martin in Marietta and also retired from the State of Georgia as a probation officer. Jim was a lifetime member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. He enjoyed doing genealogy and studying about the War Between the States. Jim and his beloved wife, Ruth, loved traveling across the United States and visiting many different places.
Survivors include his loving wife of 47 wife, Ruth Rabus Fouche of Tifton; sister-in-law, Mary Ryan (Joe) of Washington, DC; cousin-in-law, George Martin of Charlotte, NC; cousins, Grace and Irvin Hatcher of Worth County; The Hubert Felton Souter family, The Lewis Souter family; The Lollie Rene Souter Young family; special cousins and caregivers, Billy and Vickie Young.
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Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

Graveside Service
  • May 29, 2017
    2:00 PM
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • 701 S. Isabella St.
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
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  • Monday May 29 2017
  • Hillcrest Cemetery
  • 701 S. Isabella St.
  • Sylvester, GA 31791
  • Get Directions


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