Joseph Gerald Foster age 85 of Scio died Sunday August 22, 2010 at his daughter Lea Ann Weavers home in Tuscarawas after an extended illness. Born September 23, 1924 in New Athens he was a son of the late Paul and Edna Arnold Foster. He was preceded in death by brothers Eugene and Paul Foster.

Services will be held Wednesday, August 25 at 11 a.m. in Koch Funeral Home, Scio with his son Rev. Mickey Foster officiating. Burial will follow in Longview Cemetery, New Athens. Friends may call Tuesday from 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home. A full obituary will appear in the next edition of the Harrison News-Herald.