Jerry Foust


CECIL -- Jerry L. Foust, 61, Cecil, died Thursday, January 2, 2014, at the Hospice of NW Ohio, Toledo, Ohio.

He was born July 4, 1952, in Defiance County, Ohio, the son of Glenn B. and Ruth V. (Woodring) Foust. He was a member of Cecil Presbyterian Church. He received his bachelor of science in education at Bowling Green State University in 1975, and his master of arts in education from Defiance College in 1994. Jerry was employed for a short time for Fairview School, but spent the majority of his employment for North Central Local School System where he taught history, government and social studies.

He is survived by his mother, Ruth V. Foust, rural Cecil; a brother, Marvin (Margaret) Foust, Oregon, Ohio; a niece Lisa (Steven) Dickens, Oregon; and a nephew, Michael (Niki) Foust, Chula Vista, Calif.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, January 8, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, with burial in Rochester Cemetery, Cecil. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, January 7, at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding, and one hour prior to services on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to Hospice of NW Ohio. Online condolences may be sent to

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