Richard Francis Frank B Young William Scaff Gregory A Silvia Jr Davis now the winningest coach in Lady Devils basketball history Clutch plays give Green Devils OT win Eighth grade Greyhounds go on the road, grab 55-41 conference win at Whiteoak Lady Indians can’t hang on, fall to Eastern Brown Indians open up with big Homecoming win Greyhounds drilled by Fairfield in season opener How to sell 94 losses NAES leads local schools represented at PBIS Showcase PHS Beta Club recognized as National School of Distinction MES wins Momentum Award for second year running Fire destroys Winchester business Martha Becraft Cynthia A Sopher Clarys Holliday Basketball Special: 2017-18 Justice girls lead Peebles to win over Felicity Senior Profile: Adison Wright Lady Dragons slain by buzzer-beater Freshmen double-doubles lead Lady Hounds to win in opener County mourns passing of OVSD Board member Tom Reed Peebles man arrested in connection with woman’s disappearance Leaving a written legacy Not really ready to go back to pioneer days Peebles Jr./Sr. High School awarded PBIS Bronze Award North Adams High School named National Beta School of Distinction Operation Christmas Child collects 1,867 boxes Samantha Jameson honored as Young Professional of the Year Youth Deer Season again plagued by bad weather Humane Society hosting Ugly Christmas Sweater contest Dec. 9 Local centenarian celebrates birthday number 100 with family and friends Jerry R Pratt Edward Lykins Jr NAES students focus on spreading kindness Leland P Sautter Kelly B Anderson Dorothy Grooms Sharon D Brumley Anna J Grooms Local student/athletes awarded Wendy’s Heisman Awards Lady Devils JV triumph in opener Senior Profile: Colten Ball Peebles hosts SHAC Boys Preview Lady Devils fall in tough opener Janet A Pedicord Nettie R Fleshman Senior Profile: Sianna Mills North Adams boys ride the ‘3’ train to victory Lady Devils trounce Georgetown Senior Profile: Austin Stamper North Adams’ Williams named OIAAA Administrator of the Year County hoops squads on display in SHAC Girls Preview Going off the grid Michael L Chamblin A newer, kinder county pound takes a more humane approach TAG students are winners at Invention Convention Adams County Florist decks the halls Thomas J Reed Shirley A Stiffler Sharon G Wright Lottie J Meade June R Williams Lions and Cowboys and no Bengals, thankfully Senior Profile: Tyler Horsley North Adams sweeps Manchester Cheer Championships Indians face tough test in first pre-season scrimmage Senior Profile: Abby Faulkner Seas reflects on second state tournament experience NA’s Harper signs to continue hoops career at Rio Grande Hendrickson named Assistant Coach of the Year in Division III girls soccer Take the hint, it’s Thanksgiving time again Small Business Saturday in Adams County Art Council’s newest production will have you ‘laughing through your tears’ North Adams students working to help the homeless Grateful Richard A Graham #SawyerStrong Billy L Smalley With some help from Adams County, Ohio Statehouse now has wheelchair charging station Wenstrup announces re-election campaign Delta Dental provides two local schools with new drinking fountains Ernie McFarland honored by Ohio Bankers League Veterans Day parade, ceremony held in West Union Adams County schools celebrate Veterans Day Being the change November: As Mr. Seas it Protecting Ohio seniors from rising healthcare costs It’s November-have some soup and pie SHAC Boys Preview is Nov. 24 at Peebles June Hall Alice B Himes Claudia U Mitchell TRAFFIC ALERT: SR 41 restrictions set for Saturday Jewell Foster Senior Profile: Nicholas Fish SHAC Girls Preview set for Nov. 17 Senior Profile: Lakyn Hupp

Stephen C Foster

Stephen Clifford Foster, 74 years of Winchester, passed away on Tuesday Dec. 6, 2016 at the Hospice of Hope Ohio Valley Inpatient Center in Seaman.

He was born in Winchester on Feb. 10, 1942, the son of the late Clifford and Esther (McCormick) Foster. Besides his parents, he was also preceded in death by his daughter, Stephanie Joyce Foster and sister, Donna (Foster) Neu.

Steve is survived by his beloved wife, Sharon Gaffin-Foster; one sister, Katy Foster of Georgetown; three sons, Joseph Foster of Harlingen, Texas, Douglas (Amanda) Foster of Milford and Dale Foster of Cincinnati; and one daughter, Susan (Larry) Purdy of Mt.Orab; as well as two step-sons, Chad (Tonya) Shorten of Mt. Orab, and Stan Gaffin of Winchester, his 19 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren were his great joy in life. He leaves behind a host of dear family and friends.

Steve was a Vietnam veteran serving in the United States Army from 1964-1966.

Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016 at the Seaman First Baptist Church with Brother Boyd Lacy officiating. Interment will follow at the Sardinia Cemetery with Military Graveside services.

Friends and family may call at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of service.

Lewis-Sullivan Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Steve will always be remembered for his love of life, his infectious laughter, his ornery smile, and his uncanny ability to remember every joke he had ever heard. He loved riding his bike and golfing as well as spending time with his family and friends. He will be sorely missed by the many lives he has touched.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

© The People's Defender - All rights reserved