Don Fancher, 75, of Carrollton died Saturday, August 2, 2014 at his residence. Services were at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Wilson & Knight Chapel. Visitation was at 9:30 a.m. until service time Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home. Burial was in Odd Fellows Cemetery. Rev. Tommy Clark officiated.
Mr. Fancher was born September 6, 1938 in Carroll County to Graham Diggs and Mary Strub Fancher. He was a graduate of Greenwood High School class of 1958 where he was a member of the Tide Club and Mississippi State University class of 1962. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and a member of North Carrollton Baptist Church where he served on the usher committee for four years.
Mr. Fancher was a former member of the Leflore County Hunting and Fishing Association where he conducted several Gun Safety courses. Don’s special interest thru the years was Duck Hunting, and he made some of Leflore County’s best hot tamales. He was a loving and devoted father and husband. He was a salesman at Hamrick Motor Co., Cade-Davis-Tubbs Ford, and he sponsored the girls’ softball team for his company, Don Fancher Autos, Inc. from 1975 to 1982. He was preceded in death by a brother, Myron Russell Fancher, his mother, Mary Strub Fancher and his father, Graham Diggs Fancher.
Mr. Fancher is survived by his wife, Paulette Bogart Fancher of Carrollton; daughters, Paula Jean Fancher Vance and husband Billy; their five children, Kim Massey, Kadie and Sissy Vance, Andrea Fancher and Jake Jolly, all of Tupelo; Candy Fancher McGee and husband Darren; their four children, Aaron, Jonathan, Micah and Jordan, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; nieces and nephews, Donna Davis and Cindy Addison of Olive Branch, Andy Fancher of Harrison, Tenn. and Mariclaire and Michael Fancher of Greenwood.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to North Carrollton Baptist Church. Wilson & Knight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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