Gordon H. Hosterman July 4, 1927 June 15, 2014 Gordon H. Hosterman, 86, of Heath, Ohio, formerly of Lewisburg, passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014, at his home in Heath. Born July 4, 1927, in Coburn, Gordon was a son of the late Charles "Stuart" and Ruth (Douty) Hosterman. Gordon served in the U.S. Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Sperry Destroyer in the Pacific. He was the recipient of a Bronze Star. When Gordon returned home, he married his wife, Gloria Stover, and they have spent 68 years together. Gordon began his employment with National Biscuit Co. as a driver, retiring from Nabisco as the Manager of the East Coast Food Service Division with 39½years of service. Gordon enjoyed trout fishing and hunting. He was a parishioner at Faith Lutheran Church in Lewisburg, and at Christ Lutheran Church in Heath, Ohio. Gordon is survived by his wife, Gloria; one daughter, Joan Rae Listebarger (Larry), of Ohio; a granddaughter, Cassie Miller (Jonathan), of Kentucky; two step-grandchildren, Jason Listebarger (Shannon) and Kelly Irvin (Eric), both of Ohio; five step-great-grandchildren; and siblings, Charles Hosterman, Lorna Jane Crandell, Hallie Bair (Walter), Nancy Ruth Hartley and Phil Hosterman (Jane). Also surviving are two sisters-in-law, Shirley and Dorothy; and numerous nieces and nephews. Gordon was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Dell Bias; two brothers, Ned and Jack; three sisters-in-law, Jane, Sadie and Maybelle; and two brothers-in-law, Jim Crandell and Carl Hartley. A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Steven R. Neff Funeral Home on Thursday, June 19, 2014, from 10-11 a.m. The funeral service will follow at 11:00 a.m. Gordon will be laid to rest in the Lutheran & Reformed Cemetery in Rebersburg with full military honors. Contributions in memory of Gordon may be given to the Foundation for Hospice of Central Ohio, PO Box 430, Newark, OH 43058 or the
, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stevenrnefffuneralhome.com.
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Published in Centre Daily Times on June 17, 2014