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“I am sorry to learn about the death of Melvin Leaman Foshee. This must have been a difficult time for all. Therefore, I am forwarding scripture to...Read More »
1 of 45 | Posted by: J Nunnally - Baltimore, MD

“Sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you all. Jimmy, Carlene, Joshua and Jonathan Bryan ”
2 of 45 | Posted by: Jimmy Bryan - Elberton, GA

“David, We were so sorry to hear about your Dad passing. Our deepest sympathy is with you and your family during this time of grief. SCITDA ”
3 of 45 | Posted by: SCITDA Family - Columbia, SC

“Shirly, My thoughts and prays are with you always. ”
4 of 45 | Posted by: Kelly McAllister Gray - Greenwood, SC

“So sorry to hear about Melvin. He was a unique caring person who was loved by all who met him. We were fortunate to have the opportunity to know and...Read More »
5 of 45 | Posted by: Betty & Jim Johnson - Greenwood, SC

“David.I was so sorry to learn of your Dad's passing. I know it is a very difficult time for you and your family. Just wanted you to know that you...Read More »
6 of 45 | Posted by: Wayne Blanton - Chapin, SC

“Shirley, David, Cindy, Katie..I thought the service was more than appropriate for this wonderful man. There are many people that were fortunate to...Read More »
7 of 45 | Posted by: Loran Adams - Columbia, SC

“Shirley, David, Cindy and all the family: We are so truly sorry to hear of the loss of Melvin. He was such a good Christian man and also so friendly...Read More »
8 of 45 | Posted by: Mary Ann Smith - Greenwood, SC

“You all know that Melmo was a special person in my life. No only will I not lack a special void in my live, but will no longer hear "How is LAC"...Read More »
9 of 45 | Posted by: Laurie Cantrell - Williamston, SC

“Shirley, David and Cindy and the entire Foshee Family. We were so saddened to learn of Melvin's death. We want you to know that you are in our...Read More »
10 of 45 | Posted by: Rev. and Mrs. James R. Bryan - SC

“SHIRLEY AND FAMILY, WE WERE ALL SHOCKED TO HEAR OF MELVIN'S UNTIMELY PASSING. HE WAS A DEAR FRIEND TO OUR FAMILY FOR MANY YEARS. I IMAGINE HE AND...Read More »
11 of 45 | Posted by: CHARLOTTE FRYE WILLIAMS - SC

“Ms. Shirley just wanted to let you no you are in my thoughts and prayers!! I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I remember Mr. Melvin and yourself...Read More »
12 of 45 | Posted by: Mary Beth - SC

“I am very sorry to hear about Melvin;it was a shock to me. His family will be in our prayers. ”
13 of 45 | Posted by: Pat Lamb - Troy, SC

“Shirley and family We were so sorry to hear about your loss. You will be in our prayers. Robert & Gloria Ashley ”
14 of 45 | Posted by: Gloria M. Ashley - Newberry, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. ”
15 of 45 | Posted by: Kenny and Melanie Sumner - SC

“Anchors away to a Navy brother and the father of my good friend, David. ”
16 of 45 | Posted by: Jim Miles - Columbia, SC

“I am sorry to hear of your father passing. Remember God will always be there for you and your family. Geneva Thomas DDSN-Finance ”
17 of 45 | Posted by: GENEVA THOMAS - COLUMBIA, SC

“David, I am so sorry for your loss. I know the pain and loss you are feeling, as I have experienced the loss of my father. It's never easy, but...Read More »
18 of 45 | Posted by: Sam Hanvey - Columbia, SC

“MY DEEPEST HEARTFELT CONDOLENCES GO OUT TO YOUR FAMILY IN YOUR TIMES OF GRIEF. MAY GOD CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN, AND BLESS YOU CYNTHIA AND HENRY...Read More »
19 of 45 | Posted by: CYNTHIA S GREEN - Columbia, SC

“Sorry about your the lost of your loved one, May God give each of you the strength and understanding you need to get through each day. May God Bless...Read More »
20 of 45 | Posted by: Vanessa - Chapin, SC

“MissShirly We are so sorry to here about Melven .Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you . May the Lord confort you in the days ahead . I...Read More »
21 of 45 | Posted by: Mark and Barbara Mobley - SC

“With deepest sympathy and my prayers are with the family. ”
22 of 45 | Posted by: Thomas Culbertson - Laurens, SC

“We are so sorry for your loss. Melvin was such a kind man who was always ready and willing to help in any way. He was a great brother to Carroll,...Read More »
23 of 45 | Posted by: Bobby and Susan Grogan - SC

“Miss Shirley and family: what would I have done without you and mr Melvin when we lived across the street and the wood stove made me so afraid. When...Read More »
24 of 45 | Posted by: Edward and Suzy Thompson and kids - SC

“Thoughts and prayers be with you. Dilbert ”
25 of 45 | Posted by: DYLAN TROTTER - NINETY SIX, SC

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Keith & Paige ”
26 of 45 | Posted by: Keith & Paige Trotter - SC

“Shirley, David, Cindy,and Family. Being in God's company is a treasured place to be as I believe God's Word--He will never leave us or forsake us and...Read More »
27 of 45 | Posted by: Jimmy Brown - Ninety Six, SC

“May God Be with you. Tenderly may god's love heal your sorrow, Gently may the prayers of friends ease your hurting, Softly may God's peace replace...Read More »
28 of 45 | Posted by: Imogene Rowe - Greenwood, SC

“My thoughts are with you during this difficult time. ”
29 of 45 | Posted by: Tracy Sumner - St Louis, MO

“David, I'm very sorry to hear about your father. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
30 of 45 | Posted by: Lisa Phipps - Columbia, SC

“Shirley, I was so sorry to hear about Melvin. He was one of the nicest people I met while living in Greenwood. May God give you and your family,...Read More »
31 of 45 | Posted by: Clara Hord - Campbellsville, KY

“We are so sorry for your loss. We have you in our hearts, thoughts and prayers. ”
32 of 45 | Posted by: Lynn and Richard Bone - Winnsboro, SC

“Mrs. Foshee & David: Words cannot express the sadness and hurt I felt yesterday when you called me about Mr. Foshee. He was one of the greatest...Read More »
33 of 45 | Posted by: Kathy Nishnic - Columbia, SC

“I am so sorry to hear of Mr. Foshee's passing. My late father, Carroll Cooper, was part of the old Monsanto gang. I have heard many tales over the...Read More »
34 of 45 | Posted by: Faye C. Branyon - Ware Shoals, SC

“So sorry for your loss, David and family. I lost my father recently and truly emphathize with the grief you must be feeling. You and your family...Read More »
35 of 45 | Posted by: Sandy Brown - Columbia, SC

“David, I am so sorry for the loss of your father. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. ”
36 of 45 | Posted by: Colleen Honey - Columbia, SC

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. God Bless. ”
37 of 45 | Posted by: Terry Mulholland - Columbia, SC

“I am so sorry to lose Melvin. He was my only SS teacher at Grendel PH Church. Every time my group became too old for his class, he would move up as...Read More »
38 of 45 | Posted by: Patsy H. Manley - Greenwood, SC

“melvin was truly one of the greatest men i have ever had the pleasure of knowing.he will be deeply missed. ”
39 of 45 | Posted by: anthony manley - greenwood, SC

“I SORRY ABOUT YOUR HUSBAN PAST WAY.I KOWN MELVIN UP HAVEN WITH HAZEL CANN DENNIS MCCOY WE PRAY FOR YOUR FAMILY GIVE YOU PACE INSIDE YOUR HEART GOD...Read More »
40 of 45 | Posted by: MELISSA SHAUN BALLARD FAMILY - SC

“Dear Shirley & Family, Roy and I are shocked and heartbroken in the death of such a wonderful Christian husband and father. We spoke to him...Read More »
41 of 45 | Posted by: Roy & Shirley McCuen - Greenwood, SC

“Shirley, David & Family: During this difficult time, please know you are being lifted up both in thought and prayer. God Bless you in the days...Read More »
42 of 45 | Posted by: Becky & J.W. Timms - Ninety Six, SC

“Melvin you will be missed by all the fireman of Greenwood county.(Coronaca Fire Dept.) ”
43 of 45 | Posted by: Gary Owensby Asst. chief Coronaca - SC

“Shirley, David, Cindy and Katie: There are no words that could begin to express my feelings about the loss of Melvin. He is truly THE FINEST MAN I...Read More »
44 of 45 | Posted by: Philip McKinney - Orlando, FL

“May God welcome you home with open arms and bless your family with his merciful healing power. You will be missed greatly. ”
45 of 45 | Posted by: Josh and Ashley Strange - SC


MELVIN FOSHEE Melvin Leaman Foshee, 71, resident of 535 Circle Drive, husband of Shirley Young Foshee, died November 4, 2009 at Self Regional Medical Center. Born October 10, 1938 in Greenwood County, he was a son of the late John F. and Emmie Lou Long Foshee. He was a graduate of Ninety Six High School and was a US Navy Veteran. Mr. Foshee retired from Monsanto in 1993 after 34 years of service. A member of New Market Baptist Church, he was also a member of the Cambridge Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution and the Old Ninety Six Genealogical Society. Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are a son, David L. and wife Cindy Gunnells Foshee of Columbia; a brother, Carroll Foshee of Greenwood; a granddaughter, Katie Foshee of Columbia; special nieces and nephews, Randy Lawrence, Ricky Lawrence, Faye Trotter and Bobby Grogan. Memorial services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. Friday at New Market Baptist Church with Rev. Stanley Sprouse officiating. Private family burial will be in Elmwood Cemetery in Ninety Six. The family is at the home on Circle Drive and will receive friends immediately following the service in the church social hall. The family request that flowers be omitted and that memorials be made to Hospice Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.

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