Stephen Martin Cherry, 70, passed away Friday, January 5, 2018, at his home in Pendleton. He was born May 23, 1947, in Shelbyville. A 1965 graduate of Shelbyville High School, Steve received his B.S. in speech education and radio/TV in 1969 from Ball State University and his M.A. degree in 1974 from BSU. A much-loved and dedicated teacher, he worked for Pendleton Heights Middle/High schools from 1969 until his retirement in 2005, teaching speech, driver’s ed, and English.