J. Vance Foster of Fort Branch, IN, died on January 14th, 2007, he was 89 years old.


He was born to the late Eden L. and Ola (Mangrum) Foster on June 21, 1917 in Fort Branch, IN.


Vance was a retired engineer after a long careeer with Potter and Brumfield in Princeton, IN, he was an active participant in the Gibson County Historical Society, a member of the National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, an ardent hobbyist, and an Elder and a Deacon of the Fort Branch First Presbyterian Church.


His wife of 68 years Elizabeth “Betty” survives along with his son Jack and his wife, Frances, of New Orleans, La., grand daughters Reghan and her husband Albert of West Redding, Connecticut, and Rayne Selleh and her husband Larry of Edgewater, Maryland, Great Grandsons, Nelson Hudson, and Jack Diaz, and Great Granddaughters, Sloan and Peyton Selleh.


Services for Vance will be Wednesday, January 17, 2007 at 2:00 P.M. at the Fort Branch First Presbyterian Church, Reverend Tarrell Thompson will be officiating, with burial in the Walnut Hill Cemetery in Fort Branch, IN.


Visitation will be on Tuesday, January 16, 2007 at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on Hwy. 168 West in Fort Branch, IN from 4:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M., and again at the church on Wednesday, from 1:00 P.M. until service time. 


J. Vance Foster