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Forrest Fawley

Forrest Fawley

Saturday June 17, 1939 Wednesday July 24, 2019

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Obituary for Forrest Gene Fawley

Forrest Gene Fawley, 80 years of Hillsboro, passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2019.

Gene was born June 17, 1939 in Hillsboro, the son of the late William and Dorothy (Holladay) Fawley.. Besides his parents, Gene was preceded in death by one son, Chris Fawley, one daughter, Debbie McElwee, two sisters, Kirmith Dornbush and Nellie Lawwill

Gene was a member of the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church, a graduate of Hillsboro High School and Gene serviced his Country in the U.S. Army. Gene retired from Chrysler and was a member of the Chrysler Old Breakfast Gang.

On October 20, 1979, Gene was united in marriage to Brenda K. (Bullen) Fawley who survives. He is also survived by 3 three sons, Brett (Tonya) DeGallery of VA., Steven (Mindee) Fawley of Wilmington, Patrick Fawley of Cincinnati; four daughters, Lisa (Don) Sheldon of MA., Gena (Jay) Bates of Hillsboro, Madyson Fawley of Hillsboro, Nevaeh Fawley of Hillsboro, 17 grandchildren, cousin, Charles Leber of Hillsboro. Gene and Brenda were foster parents 41 years to many children.

Celebration of Life will be held 4:00 P.M. August 1, 2019 at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church. Rev. Wiley Perkins will officiate. Gathering of Family and Friends will be from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church.

Military Rites will be conducted by the Highland County Guard at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church at 4:00 P.M.

Memorial donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity in Gene's memory.

Thompson Funeral Home and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.

To send flowers to the family of Forrest Gene Fawley, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday August 1, 2019 | 2:00pm - 4:00pm
    Samantha Freewill Baptist Church
    10211 State Route 72
    Leesburg, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday August 1, 2019
    2:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Service

    Thursday August 1, 2019 | 4:00pm
    Samantha Freewill Baptist Church
    10211 State Route 72
    Leesburg, OH
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email |
    Thursday August 1, 2019
    4:00pm
    Military Rites conducted by the Highland County Honor Guard at 4:00 P.M. at the Samantha Freewill Baptist Church.
    Officiant
    Rev. Wiley Perkins

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Please accept our most heartfelt sympathies for your lossour thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.
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Gene's family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Gene was quite a character. We enjoyed being around him and agonizing with him over the Cleveland Browns. He will be missed.


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