GEOFFREY A. FOUGHTY of Columbia, Ind., 59, brother to Reverends Michelle Qualkenbush of Truelove UMC, and Valarie Foughty-Killion of Oolitic UMC, died Sunday, August 28, 2016. Public visitation will take place from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m., Wednesday, August 31, 2016, Thoma/Rich, Lemler Funeral Home, 308 West Washington Street, Bluffton, IN 46714. A Masonic memorial service will follow at the end of the visitation service. A memorial service will be held 10:30 a.m. Thursday, September 1, Columbia City UMC, 605 Forest Parkway, Columbia City, IN 46725. A celebration of life service will take place at the family home immediately following the memorial service. Survivors include: wife, Diane Foughty; daughters, Shelli (Mike) Jenkins, and Stefani Beach of Fort Wayne; four grandchildren; 17 nieces and nephews, and 18 great-nieces and great-nephews. Memorial contributions may be made to Heart to Heart Hospice, Helpline of Whitley County, or the Humane Society of Whitley County, Inc. Condolences may be shared with Rev. Michelle Qualkenbush, 6139 Brett Road, Shoals, IN 47581, or Rev. Valarie Foughty-Killion, 2083 Dixie Hwy, Mitchell, IN 47446.
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