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Douglas "Doug" Dwight LaFoy

October 29, 1943 — March 7, 2017

Douglas LaFoy, of Groesbeck, passed away in Round Rock on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at age 73. Visitation will be on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Groesbeck Funeral Home from 6-8 pm. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 11, 2017, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Richard Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Faulkenberry Cemetery. Born in Mexia on October 29, 1943 to Augustus “Gus” Cleveland and Lillie Grace (Franklin) LaFoy, Doug attended elementary school in Groesbeck and graduated Groesbeck High School in 1961. Doug continued his education at Navarro Jr. College and obtained his Masters Degree from the University of Memphis in Memphis, TN. On March 21, 1980, Doug married Davie Ann Browder. He worked for Merchant Delivery Hauling in Houston. For most of his life he was a Real Estate Broker in Houston (35 years) and later in Round Rock. He was also a substitute teacher for Georgetown ISD. A proud Democrat and voracious reader, he inherited a love of plants and flowers from his mother. In passing, Doug has given the gift of sight by donating his corneas to The Lone Star Lions Eye Bank. Doug is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, GW LaFoy, Dewey LaFoy and Charles LaFoy, and sister, Margaret McCollough. He is survived by his son, David and wife Tiffany Lafoy of San Antonio; grandchildren, Cameron, Cheyenne, Madeline, and Charles (Little Charlie) all of San Antonio; brother, Billy Jack LaFoy of Texas City; sisters, Ivonne LaFoy Black of Houston, Gracie Marie LaFoy Weaver of Round Rock, and Bettie Jean LaFoy Browder of Groesbeck; and many nieces, nephews, and extended family. The family would like to express their thanks to Dr. Joe Szcytowski, Austin Heart-Round Rock, Dr. Ben Fieldler of Georgetown, St. David’s Hospital Round Rock, Austin Heart Hospital, Scott & White Round Rock, and his neighbors; Dan Dolan, Mike Scott, Kim and Bob Gear, and Mary and Rex Shroder. A special thanks to his sister, Gracie Marie Weaver for her unwavering love and devoted caretaking. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the American Heart & Lung Association.
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Saturday, March 11, 2017

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Groesbeck Funeral Home, Inc.

1215 E Yeagua St, Groesbeck, TX 76642

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