Henry Fairley Obituary

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Henry Fairley III

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Henry Fairley III passed away on February 17, 2012. Although his parents were residents of Texas, Henry was born in Maxton Township, North Carolina on January 14, 1930, the son of Henry Fairley Jr. and Margaret McLaughlin Fairley. He attended Texas Country Day School, New Mexico Military Institute, Hatch Preparatory School, University of Texas and Southern Methodist University. He served two years in the army. Henry's work background involved farming, cattle, excavation, oil, real estate and banking. He was a director of State National Bank of Caddo Mills, Bank of Dallas, and M Bank Market Center. He was also a member of the...
Henry Fairley III passed away on February 17, 2012. Although his parents were residents of Texas, Henry was born in Maxton Township, North Carolina on January 14, 1930, the son of Henry Fairley Jr. and Margaret McLaughlin Fairley. He attended Texas Country Day School, New Mexico Military Institute, Hatch Preparatory School, University of Texas and Southern Methodist University. He served two years in the army. Henry's work background involved farming, cattle, excavation, oil, real estate and banking. He was a director of State National Bank of Caddo Mills, Bank of Dallas, and M Bank Market Center. He was also a member of the Presidential Roundtable and the Republican Congressional Committee. He was a member of the Coast Guard Auxiliary for 37 years including 22 years on the National Staff of the Coast Guard Foundation serving as Secretary and member of the Executive Committee. His awards included U.S. Coast Guard Administrative Merit and Department of Transportation Meritorious Service Award.

He is preceded in death by both parents and a long time companion Fayetta Gannon. He is survived by nephew Shaw and wife Tate Garrison and children from North Carolina and many friends in Dallas. Friend of ambassadors and rogues alike, Henry will be remembered as a true old school gentleman.

A Celebration of his life will be held at Noon Thursday February 23 at Church of the Holy Cross 4052 Herschel Ave. Dallas. Interment will follow at Grove Hill Cemetery 3920 Samuell Blvd. (at route 30 exit 50A). In lieu of flowers, memorials in Henry's honor may be made to the Coast Guard Foundation
394 Taugwonk Rd. Stonington, CT 06378 or on the internet.

"Henry, your obituary says it best ... " a true old school gentleman." I'll always remember you that way!" Bill Wallace (Lynch Station, VA)

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