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Lewis Poston

CHESTER -- Mr. Lewis Edward Poston Jr., 77, of 502 Brendale Drive died Sunday, Aug. 19, 2007, at Fairfield Healthcare in Ridgeway.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Chapel, with the Rev. Curtis Marshall officiating. Interment will follow at Chester Memorial Gardens.

Born Dec. 30, 1929 in Great Falls, S.C., Mr. Poston was a son of the late Lewis E. Poston Sr. and Emmie Mae Player Poston. He attended Chester County schools and was retired from Rock Hill Printing and Finishing. A veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Mr. Poston was a former member of the C.B. Club and was a ham radio operator.

He is survived by his wife, Lucille Couch Poston; two sons, Ronnie Poston of Catawba and Billy Poston of Chester; two daughters, Kathy Costner of Chester and Teresa Bayne of Columbia; a grandson, Brad Costner of Shalotte, N.C.; a brother, Jimmy Poston of Whitmire; five sisters, Gerri Cribb of Cowpens, Bobbie Westbrook of Monroe, Patsy Lawson of Spartanburg, Lynda Stephenson of Chester and Janis Elms of Chester.

Memorials may be made to Orrs Baptist Church Building Fund, 1266 Lancaster Road, Chester, SC 29706

The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 p.m. today at Barron Funeral Home.