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 F. Tuck Focht, 83, of Kenney, passed away Thurs. Feb. 4, 2010. He was born on April 26, 1929 in Sweetwater, Texas. On December 22, 1943, he joined the United States Navy and after serving three years, he received an Honorable Discharge on May 20, 1946. He returned to Austin to complete his degree in Civil Engineering at the University of Texas in 1949. He worked in the petroleum industry his entire career and was able to travel to many places around the world related to the oil patch. He enjoyed woodworking, making home brew and working in the garden. He was also a very big UT fan. He is survived by his wife, Joy Gaines Focht, children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren as well as many friends. He was loved by all. Tuck is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, and four of his children.

The memorial service was at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 13, 2010 at Kenney Hall with Reverend Morris Mathis officiating.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to: UT Texas Exes Association, 2110 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, Texas 78712 or to the Hospice Brazos Valley, 302 East Blue Bell Road, Brenham, Texas 77833.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, PO Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979) 865-2424.




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