|Birth: ||Jun. 28, 1924|
|Death: ||Mar. 18, 2010|
Bernard Irwin Fouke, 85, died Thursday, March 18, 2010. He was native to Texarkana, Arkansas, and was the son of the late Harry P. and Florine Eck Fouke.
Surviving are two daughters, Margaret "Peggy" F. Selig of Birmingham, AL and Helen P. Battista of Orange, VA; three sons, Bernard I. Fouke, Jr. of Auckland, New Zealand, Michael A. Fouke of Tulsa, OK, and John C. Fouke of Rolla, MO; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife of fifty-nine years, Mary Margaret Elsken Fouke.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy during World War II, serving as an ensign aboard a minesweeper. After the war Mr. Fouke began his career with South Western Electric Power Co. in Texarkana. In 1969 he moved to Fayetteville, AR with SWEPCO and retired as Division Manager of the Northwest Arkansas District of South Western Electric Power in 1990. He and his wife retired to Savannah in 1994, settling at The Landings on Skidaway Island. An avid golfer, he was a member of The Landings Club. During his lifetime he shot four Holes-in-One. He was a communicant of St. James Catholic Church and a longtime member of the Knights of Columbus and was a former Grand Knight.
Services were entrusted to Fox and Weeks Funeral Directors of Savannah, Georgia.
Beaufort National Cemetery
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