August 11, 2011 Rudy was born on March 28, 1947 in Tulsa, OK to John Wesley and Patti Nadine (Wells)
Foutz. He was a 3rd generation resident and farmer in Catoosa, OK. Rudy graduated Catoosa High School (1965) where he met his lifelong love of 41 years, Sherrill Jean (Guilfoyle) Foutz. Rudy attended Oklahoma State and Tulsa Universities along with honorably serving his country. Rudy operated Foutz Farms after his father's death in 1969 and later began his own business, Port City Septic which he owned and operated until his death. Rudy had many hobbies including racing modified midget racecars and becoming part owner of Ru-Jo Raceway. His most recent hobby was participating in many poker tournaments, which included winning a seat in a World Series of Poker Tournament and a 3-time member of Team Cherokee Poker group. Other past-time activities included obtaining his private pilot's license, golfing, weekly "date" nights with his wife, and bragging and his 2 grandchildren. In addition to his parents, Rudy was preceded in death by his brothers; Robert, Kenneth and John Foutz, Jr. Rudy is survived by his loving wife Sherry; daughters: Dr. Tina Foutz of Oologah, Doris Foutz-Cravens and husband Chris of Owasso; grandchildren: Reagan and Coleman Cravens; cousin Elizabeth-Ann Finchum of Strawberry Plains, Tennessee. Rudy was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend to many. Visitation with the family will be Friday, Oct. 9th from 5-7 P.M. at Kennedy-
Amis-Kennard Funeral Home, 266.2112, www.kakfs.com. Service will be held 10 A.M., Saturday, Oct. 10th at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 1727 S. 75th E. Ave., Tulsa, OK 74112, 622.4488, www.stpiusx-tulsa.org; interment: Memorial Park Cemetery. Bequests may be directed to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312, 800.342.2383, www.diabetes.org.