Skip to content
Rodney Loring Foix, Sr.
- Name: Rodney Loring Foix Sr.
- Location of Birth: Grand Rapids, Minnesota
- Date of Birth: July 14, 1924
- Date of Death: February 19, 1987 (62 years old)
- High School and Class:
- Highest Rank: PHM2 (Pharmacist's Mate 2nd Class Petty Officer)
- Branch: Navy
- Other Branch:
- Date Sworn In:
- Place Sworn In:
- Date of Discharge:
- Place of Discharge:
- Military Awards:
- Military Highlights:
Rodney served in the United States Navy during World War II as a corpsman.
- Wars Involved:
World War II
- MIA / POW:
- Civilian Life:
Rodney lived most of his life in Grand Rapids, Minnesota.
He worked for Leisure Hills Nursing Home for the past eighteen years as a licensed practical nurse and later in the maintenance department.
He married Betty Smith on August 7, 1946.
He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney, Jr., who died in 1980.
Survivors are his wife, Betty; daughters, Marylee Kirkpatrick, Dianna Benes, and Brenda Stockwell; a son, Douglas; a sister, Joy Leaf; a brother, Leroy; sixteen grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
Rodney died at Itasca Memorial Hospital in Grand Raids, Minnesota and is buried in Harris Cemetery at Grand Rapids, Minnesota. (Plot 126.96.36.199)
- Tribal Affiliation(s):