Sherman R. Foley, 89, of Moores Hill passed away Thursday, August 1, 2019 at Hightpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Sherman was born Tuesday, March 18, 1930 in Moores Hill, the son of Luther and Mattie (Dean) Foley. He was a graduate of Moores Hill High School. He married Janet (Althaus) Gratz August 12, 2000 and she survives. He was formally a tool & die supervisor for General Motors, retiring after 34 years. He was an active member of Sparta Baptist Church, Moores Hill and St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, Sun City Center, Florida. He was church deacon and enjoyed singing in both church choirs. He was a past member of the F & AM Lodge of Moores Hill; enjoyed tinkering in his garage, an avid sports fan and spending winters in Florida.
Sherman is survived by his wife Janet of Moores Hill; sons: Steve (Sandy) Foley of Avon, Indiana, Greg (Cindy) Foley of Lawrenceburg and Randy (Linda) Foley of Moores Hill; daughter Melinda (Jeff) Zeigler of Sugar Hill, Georgia; step-daughters: Karla Grills of Morristown, Tennessee, Tana (Brent) Fortney of Huntington, Indiana and Rhonda (Brad) Pigeon of Lexington, Ohio; 18 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren and cousin Julia Cook of Nashvillle, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Elaine Foley and daughter Shirley Bafford.
A service celebrating his life will be held 12:00 PM Monday, August 5 at Sparta Baptist Church, 12177 Sparta Pike, Moores Hill, IN 47032 with Pastor Rick Burcham officiating. Family and friends may gather to share and remember him 10 AM - 12 PM also at the church. Memorials may be given in honor of Sherman to Sparta Baptist Church or Carnegie Hall. Sibbett-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, Box 156, Moores Hill, IN 47032, (812)744-3280. You may go to www.sibbettmoore.com to leave an online condolence message for the family.
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