Mr. Garry Russell Fancher

November 4, 1946 ~ November 11, 2018 (age 72)
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Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Garry Russell Fancher, age 72, of Athens, Georgia, (south Jackson county community) who 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. The visitation will be held on Wednesday from 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Evans Funeral Home, prior to the service. The burial will follow on Saturday, November 17, 2018 in the Elmwood Cemetery on Flora, Illinois.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorials to the Veterans of Foreign Wars at www.vfw.orgor the Wounded Warriors Project at

Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia. 706-367-5467.

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