Francis Foley

Francis L. “Sonny” Foley, 70, Lawrence, died Oct. 11, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.

He was born March 20, 1941, in Lawrence, the son of Joseph and Dorothy Holladay Foley. He had lived in the Lawrence area his entire life.

Francis L. “Sonny” FoleyHe graduated from Draughons College of Commerce Engineering and attended Pittsburg State University and the University of Kansas.

He owned and operated Foley Construction Company Inc. in Lawrence over 50 years.

He was a member of the Kansas Thoroughbred Association and the American Quarter Horse Association.

He married Reta Williams Foley. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include a son, Greg Foley, Lecompton; a daughter, Debbie Foley, Nixa, Mo.; a stepson, Kevin Williams, Tomball, Texas; seven grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Beverly Virtue.

Funeral services were Oct. 15 at the Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, Lawrence. Burial was in the Hubbel Hill Cemetery west of Tonganoxie.

Memorials can be made to the American Cancer Society or to the Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church and sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

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