Dateline: January 10, 2008
Fancher, 83, died Monday, December 31, 2007.
were held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 4, 2008, at Bolton Street
Baptist Church with Rev. Robert Field and Derwin Comer officiating.
Graveside services were held at 2:00 p.m. in Citizenís Cemetery
in Clarendon by Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home.
Fancher was born March 14, 1924, in Silverton and was raised in Hall
County. He was a graduate of
Lakeview High School. He
served in the United States Marines in WWII in Iwo Jima where he was a
Military Policeman. He
married Juanita Hill in 1944 in Oceanside, California.
She died in 1999. He
moved to Amarillo in 1952 where he worked as a clerk for the Santa Fe
Railroad for over forty years before retiring.
Mr. Fancher loved his Lord and his church.
He was a charter member of Bolton Street Baptist Church and was
instrumental in building and starting Highland Baptist Church where he
served as a deacon for many years. He
loved to fish, cook, and watch football.
include one son, Ted Fancher of Amarillo; one daughter, Linda Comer and
her husband Derwin of Wellington; five grandchildren,
Andrea Kinzy, Cory Fancher, Rheanita Virden, Ryan Comer, and Rustin Comer;
and eight grandchildren.
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