Erby Vernon Fosson

May 30, 1908 ‒ December 01, 2001

Johnsville, Ohio

JOHNSVILLE: Erby Vernon Fosson, age 93, of 7429 US Route 42 South, Lexington, died Saturday morning December 1, 2001 in his home following a short illness.

He was born May 30, 1908 in Carter County, KY, to Louis W. & Lula (Ratcliff) Fosson and spent most of his life in Ashland, KY, before moving to Johnsville in 1987.

Erby had worked as a foreman with ARMCO Steel Company in Ashland, KY, and was a member of 13th Street Freewill Baptist Church, and the Masonic Lodge in Ashland, KY.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Janice & Robert Beck of Johnsville; a son and daughter-in-law Erby Darrell & Leva “Peggy” Fosson of Ashland, KY; seven grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and three great great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 69 years Lena L. (Van Horn) Fosson on August 23, 2000; three brothers Sterling, Arnold and Herschel Fosson and three sisters Ollie Wilson, Mamie Adams and Ruby Moore.

Funeral services will be held Monday December 3, 2001 at 2 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Pastor Neil E. Gilliland will officiate. Burial will follow in Shauck Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home during the hour prior to the funeral service.