Steven Allen Fetter, of Boonville and Jeffersonville, died peacefully on July 4, 2019, while in the care of the VA hospital in Louisville. He was preceded in death by his wife, Roz Fetter; parents, Fay and Paul Fetter; his sister Carol Fetter; and his much loved grandparents- Geneva and Dewey Fetter.
Steve enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1965 and spent more than two years serving in Vietnam where he earned multiple awards. In 1977 he graduated from Boyce Bible College. From 1973 until his retirement in 2005, Steve worked for Ford in Louisville. He was a proud member of UAW 862. While at Ford he taught classes on diversity issues. Steve was also a Red Cross volunteer with many certifications. He volunteered for disaster relief teams during hurricanes Katrina and Wilma. Additionally, he was a trained literacy volunteer, volunteer chaplain at St. Mary’s and Elizabeth Hospital, and a guest pastor at churches in Boonville and Salem, Ind. He was also a member and volunteer for the NAACP, and a member of Kentuckians Against Racism. He participated in hunger walks, and equality walks for gay rights. Furthermore, he supported the ACLU, Jobs with Justice, and Fair Trade.
Steve is survived by daughters, Amy Moxley and Stephanie Moreland (Barbara Moreland); two step-children; grandsons, Brenden and James; siblings, Larry and Margie Fetter, Paula and Richard Haynes, Paul and Tammy Fetter, Wes and Kristen Fetter, and Brock Fetter; many nieces, nephews, and cousins.
All are invited to attend a memorial service at First Trinity Missionary Baptist Church located at 1506 Spring Street, Jeffersonville, Ind. The service will be held on Saturday, July 13 at 1 p.m. Food and fellowship will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Steve’s name to the Dare to Care Food Bank, 5803 Fern Valley Road, Louisville, KY 40228 or NAACP Louisville Branch, 1245 Catalpa Court, Louisville, KY 40211.