Mr. Fogarty was born Oct. 21, 1934, in Meriwether County, son of the late Alma Cleveland Fogarty and the late Talmadge Fogarty. He was also preceded in death by a son, Gary Fogarty; brother, Garon Fogarty; and sister, Frances Manley.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Thelma Caverly Fogarty; children, Martha and Willie Griffin of Brooks, Michael and Cindi Fogarty of Griffin, Faye and David Iverson of Newnan and Johnny and Davey Fogarty of Brooks; brother and sisters, Melvin and Opal Fogarty of Griffin, Charlotte Solomon of Zebulon, Velma and Wendell Hinton of Thomaston and Jean and C.D. Tanksley of Brooks; grandchildren, Bonnie Griffin, Jamie Griffin, Tamara Harmon, Dustin and Meagan Tanner, Rebecca Fogarty and Katie Fogarty; great-grandchildren, Heather and Alex Herrin, Emma and Adelyn Harmon and James and Jake Griffin.
Funeral services for Mr. Fogarty will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 16, 2011, in the chapel of Haisten McCullough Funeral Home. The Rev. Charles Johnson will officiate. Interment will follow in Westwood Gardens. Friends may visit the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, March 15, 2011, at the funeral home.
To pay condolences online to the family, please do so at www.haistenmccullough.com.
Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Road, is in charge of arrangements.