Warren “Whiz” E. Foote, 74, of Main Street Lonaconing went to join his family in heaven on Tuesday, January 8, 2019. Born on July 15, 1944 in Lonaconing he was the son of the late James Foote and Blanche (Wilson) Foote.
He was preceded in death by five brothers Jim, Bud, John, Charlie and Walter Foote and one sister Patty Kyle. Whiz was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
A veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1962-1965; he was a lifetime member of the Ocean City American Legion Post #166.
Whiz was employed by St. Peter and Paul Catholic Church for 35 years prior to retiring. He was a proud and very involved resident of his home town: Councilman for the Town of Lonaconing for 30 years, Member of the Valley Alumni Association, the Lonaconing Republican Club and the Lonaconing Christmas Committee. He was also involved in numerous committees within the county and surrounding areas: President of the Allegany Garrett Chapter of the Maryland Municipal League, Member of the Allegany Sanitary Committee and Board Member of Allegany County HRDC.
He is survived by a sister-in-law Christine Foote of Lonaconing; nephews Jamie, Mike, Dan, David, Tom, John and Nick Foote; nieces Julie Hill and Lisa Maloney and two special nieces Tina Warnick and Dina Creegan and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.
Family and friends will be received at the Wilhelm-Eakin Funeral Home, P.A., Lonaconing on Sunday, January 13, 2019 from 4-7 PM. A funeral service will be held on Monday, January 14, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home with Deacon Harold Bradley officiating. Interment will be held at Rocky Gap Veterans Cemetery, Flintstone. Military Rites will be accorded by Combined Honor Guard Post #13, Cumberland.