Pulliam Funeral Chapel
STEPHEN COLE POSTLEWAIT
VISITATION:4:00 - 8:00 P.M. TUESDAY AUGUST 25, 2009 ~ FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, OBLONG, IL AND 9:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY UNTIL TIME OF SERVICE
FUNERAL SERVICE:10:30 A.M. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2009 ~ FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH, OBLONG, IL
MEMORIALS: HARLEI POSTLEWAIT COLLEGE EDUCATION FUND ~ With the First National Bank, Oblong Branch. Envelopes available at the Church or may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home, P.O. Box 121 Oblong, Illinois 62449.
Stephen Cole Postlewait, 19, Oblong, Illinois passed away at 6:30 a.m. EDT Friday, August 21, 2009, from injuries sustained in a auto accident in Knox County, Indiana. Born March 10, 1990, in Olney, Illinois he was the son of Stephen Joe Postlewait and Rachel Lynn (Clark) Snider. He was a member of Oblong FFA and a graduate of Oblong High School ~ Class of 2008. Stephen was a member of the Plumbers and Steamfitters Local 157 as a second year apprentice. He attended White Oak Church, rural Oblong. His hobbies included hunting, fishing, riding his Harley and 4-wheelers, building and driving demo derby cars and was a mechanic at his dad's shop in Willow Hill, Illinois. Stephen never knew a stranger, he loved everyone, was a hard worker and helped all. He was dearly loved and will be sadly missed.
He is survived by his parents, Stephen Postlewait & Rachel Snider; step-parents, Greg Snider and Lisa Postlewait.; his mother and step-father, Rachel & Greg Snider; seven brothers and sisters, Aaron Postlewait, Jesse Clark, Dakota Clark, Harlei Postlewait, Katlin Snider, Savannah Yager-Postlewait and Dalton Postlewait; grandparents, Roy & Julie Clark, Keith & Joan Postlewait, and Russell & Nancy Snider; several aunts, uncles and cousins; two nieces, Miranda Campbell and Avery Postlewait.
Stephen is preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Leon & Violet Postlewait, Loren & Vecie Bricker; one uncle, James Sears and one cousin, Mark Sears.
Bro. Jeff Monroney will officiate the funeral service. Burial will be in Mound Cemetery, rural Jasper County.
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