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Garry Fancher

veteranNov 4th, 1946 - Nov 11th, 2018

Local Graveside Interment: 11 a.m. Saturday, November 17, 2018, in Elmwood Cemetery, Flora, Illinois


     Mr. Garry Russell Fancher, age 72, of Athens, Georgia, (south Jackson county community) passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2018. Mr. Fancher was born in Flora, Illinois, a son to the late Russell Eugene Fancher and the late Lillian Alice Bible Fancher. Mr. Fancher owned and operated A & G Heating and Air in Marietta and had worked at Lockheed Manufacturing. Mr. Fancher was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force, where he served as a Captain, flying C-130’s all over the world and was a member of the Johnson Ferry Baptist Church in Marietta.

     Survivors include his wife, Margaret A. Fancher of Athens; children, David Lee Fancher and his wife Deanna of Kennesaw, Rusty Fancher and his wife Leah of Woodstock, Christine Kemp of Jefferson; brother, Dennis Ray Fancher and his wife Cheryl of Okawville, Illinois; grandchildren, Hannah Fancher, Delanie Fancher and Zachary Fancher, Tyler Lyle, Ashley Fancher, Abby Fancher, Alex Fancher, Rogan Kemp and Ashlyn Kemp.

     The Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:00 PM in the Chapel of Evans Funeral Home with Mr. David Cleveland officiating.  Following services in Georgia, the burial will take place on Saturday, November 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. in Elmwood Cemetery in Flora, Illinois.  Those attending are asked to come directly to the cemetery.  Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora is assisting with local arrangements.

     In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Veterans of Foreign Wars at or the Wounded Warriors Project at


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Elaine Hobbs Wiles

November 12th

So many great memories of being neighbors of /Gerry and his family. Prayers to all.

Bill and Robin Atwood

November 12th

Mike & Kayla Anderson

November 13th

Sorry to hear the news. Prayers for the family. Enjoyed Garry as a 1964 Class mate & friend. Numerous memories & conversations over the years.

Karen Haram

November 13th

We are so very sorry for your loss. Mark and I have fond memories of Garry from high school and always loved catching up with him at our class reunions. Our sincere sympathies go to Margaret and family.

Shirley Rohr Blackburn

November 13th

Garry and his family lived just down the street from us when I was in high school, and I never knew anything but friendliness and kindness from him. When Jeanne Laird Mason and I were just learning our way around Carbondale before freshman classes started at Sourhern Illinois University in 1965, here came Garry and his roommate, on their mopeds, to welcome us and take us out to dinner and a movie our first Saturday night in town. My husband, Gary, and I enjoyed a fun evening and long conversation with Garry and Margaret at the FTHS Class of 1965’s 50th reunion three years ago. Sending heartfelt condolences to Margaret, Dennis and your families—so deeply sorry for your great loss.

Jane Ballard Lear

November 13th

Our sympathy to Margaret and family. I remember Garry as being a kind and considerate classmate.

Jan Tatum Lafferty

November 13th

Thoughts and prayers for you and the family.

Jim and Cheryl McCarty

November 13th

Many blessings to you, Margaret and family. We always enjoyed catching up with the two of you. Garry was a good man who will be sorely missed

Lynn and Steve Wilfong

November 13th

So very sorry to hear about Gary. No words can ease your loss except prayer.

Dorothy Uebinger

November 14th

Just doesn't seem like Garry should be gone already. Have fond memories of him and Dennis growing up across the street from us. Good kids. Sorry for your loss.

Bud & Linda Martin

November 16th

Margaret and Family; Dennis and Cheryl and Family: Our sincere condolences to each one of you in the passing of your loved one. Prayers are with you during this sad time. God bless. RIP Garry

David Lewis

November 17th

Hello friends. I am so sorry to hear about Garry. You have a wonderful family. You have my sincere sympathy and friendship. With love and prayers, Dave Lewis

Pam (Glassford) Smith

November 18th

My thoughts and prayers are with your family. I pray that your many special memories of Garry will give you peace and comfort through the difficult days ahead. God bless you.



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