It is with deep sorrow, and much love that we mourn the passing of William Austin Focht, Sr. of Lithia Springs, Georgia, on January 29, 2021 at the age of 81. He was born May 6, 1939 in Richmond, Indiana and was the son of the late William A. and Helen V. Focht.
He was a graduate of Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, in which he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy in June of 1961. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army, serving his country from Nov. 1961 to Nov. 1964. He was a Pharmacist for over 50 years, retiring at the age of 72. He was an avid Golfer who loved hunting, fishing, basketball, and football, but his passion for golf triumphed over all the others.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 34 years, Pamela Livingston Focht and children, William A. Focht, Jr. (Nanette), Elizabeth A. Focht all of Fl. Brian Bumbalough (Charlise), Brandi L. Kovach (Jason), Britni K. Bumbalough (Fiancé Tyrone Wheeler) all of Ga. Loving grandchildren, Allison N. Focht, William “Austin” Focht IV of Fl., Taylor Mayott of Hawaii, Dalton C. Bumbalough and Dustin L. Bumbalough of Ga. One sister, Deborah Benham of Richmond In. and three brothers in law, Greg “Skip” Livingston, Mike Livingston (Sandy) both of Ga. and Kevin Livingston (Betty) of In.
Nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, great, great nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by brothers in law Richard E. Benham, and Larry, Robert and Shayne Livingston.
Due to the Global Pandemic, a Memorial Service will be set at a later date.