robert c. foyle
May 22, 1946 - Oct. 28, 2013
ELKHART — Robert C. Foyle, 67, of Elkhart, died Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, in Akron, Ohio.
He was born May 22, 1946, in Hawthorne, N.J., to Joseph and Mary (Cunningham) Foyle.
He married Jane Julian in 1969. She preceded him in death in 1993.
He then married Ellen Fuller in 1996. She preceded him in death in 2009.
In 2013 two grandchildren preceded him in death, Jack and Cate Foyle.
Robert earned four varsity letters in football while at Hawthorne High School. He was awarded a football scholarship to Duke University, where he was a three-year letterman, co-captain, MVP and twice all A.C.C.
He retired from Heraeus Kulzer in 2006 as general manager. From 1999-2002 he was vice president of sales for Oralis Inc., and from 1974-1992 worked in various management positions for Miles Laboratories.
Robert was the past president of Dental Manufacturers of America. He served on the board of directors of D.M.A and was a member of American Dental Trade Association, Oral Health America and I.A.R.A.
He is survived by his sons, Robert Foyle Jr. (Denise) of Columbus, Ohio, and Scott Foyle (Jaime) of Akron; stepson Christopher Fuller of Indianapolis; stepdaughters Amy Fuller of Indianapolis and Jill Arvanitis (George) of Plainfield; and 10 beautiful grandchildren.
Calling will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at Hartzler Gutermuth Inman Funeral Home. A memorial Mass will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013, at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church. Cremains will be entombed in the columbarium at St. John’s Episcopal Church.
Online condolences may be directed to www.hartzlergutermuthinman.com. Memorial contributions may be made to Center for Hospice Care, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN 46545.