News From Terre Haute, Indiana

April 28, 2014

David Wendell Foltz


TERRE HAUTE — David Wendell Foltz, 58, of New Goshen, passed away at 8 a.m. Monday, April 28, 2014, in Terre Haute Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. He had been a motorcycle mechanic for many years beginning his career with Hill’s Honda, then Hughes Honda and lastly with Honda of Terre Haute. He enjoyed working on, riding and racing three wheelers and motorcycles. He was born Sept. 22, 1955, in Terre Haute, to Francis Lee Foltz and Lois Ernestine Wright Foltz.

Survivors include his daughter, Brooke Foltz of West Terre Haute; his former wife of 17 years and friend, Serena Foltz of West Terre Haute; a brother and sister-in-law, Wayne and Lisa Foltz; and three grandchildren, Destiny Buchanan, Michele Parker, and Haleigh Parker.

He was preceded in death by his father; his mother and step-father, Lois and Norman Thomas; and his nephew, Brent Foltz.

David also enjoyed playing pool which he competed and won many tournaments but he mostly enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

Funeral services for David will be 3 p.m. Thursday in Fitzpatrick Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chris Wilbur officiating. Burial will be in Pleasantview Cemetery. Visitation will be 11 a.m. until service time Thursday. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the David Foltz memorial fund to assist with expenses, with envelopes available in the funeral home.