Gary Duval Fairfax, 73, died Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2016 at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center. Born May 16, 1943 in Columbus County, he was the son of the late Frank Fairfax and Ethel Blackwell Fairfax and the widower of Pearline Duncan Fairfax. In addition to his parents and wife, he was also predeceased by one brother, Cecil Fairfax.
Final rites will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10 in the chapel of Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City. Visitation will be held Saturday, Sept. 10 one hour prior to the service in the funeral home chapel. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Cemetery.
He is survived by one son, Gary Devon Fairfax of Mooresville; one daughter, Rosa Denise Fairfax of Oak Island; two sisters, Pauline Dew of Hallsboro, Shirley Lewis of Cerro Gordo; and three grandchildren.