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 John Robert “Slim” Fearrington

John Robert “Slim” Fearrington

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Death 31 Aug 2009 (aged 81)
Burial Hitchcock, Galveston County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 49449180 · View Source
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GALVESTON John Robert "Slim" Fearrington age 81 of Galveston passed away Monday, August 31, 2009 at Clear Lake Regional
Medical Center in Webster. Funeral services are 10:00am Thursday, September 3, 2009 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will
follow at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home of Galveston. The family will receive
visitors from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Wednesday at the funeral home where an Elk's Memorial Service will be held at 6:30pm.
Slim was born May 13, 1928 in Forsythe County, North Carolina to John Wilburn Fearrington and Lottie Parrish Fearrington. He was
married to the love of his life Connie Esquivel Fearrington for over 49 years before her passing in 2004. He was a heavy equipment
operator for Texas City Refinery with over 32 years of service until his retirement in 1988. He was also the owner of Surfboards by Doug,
where he manufactured Surf Boards. Slim and Connie raised their family in Galveston and was a life member of the Benevolent and
Protective Order of Elks Galveston Lodge # 126. Slim was also a member of the Grand Lodge of the Order of the Sons of Hermann. Slim
was a Christian man and had reaffirmed his relationship with our Lord after traveling to Gospel Light Baptist Church in Walkertown, N.C.
where his childhood friend Brother Bobby Roberson was Pastor. Slim was a social person and loved to call his friends and check on
them often.
Preceded in death by his parents, and wife, Connie Fearrington; survivors include daughter, Eudelia Ann Fearrington Becker and
husband Bart of Cypress, Texas; son, Robert A. Fearrington and wife Pamela of Galveston; brother, Reid Wilburn Fearrington of
Kernersville, N.C.; granddaughter, Morgan Nicole Fearrington; grandsons, Shawn Robert Fearrington, John Ross "J.R." Fearrington all of
Galveston and Andrew Reid Becker of Cypress, Texas; numerous other relatives and friends. One special friend who merits personal
mention is Ms. Ella Netherly, his devoted caregiver for the past 5-1/2 years.
Pallbearers are his grandsons, Shawn Fearrington, J.R. Fearrington, Andrew Becker, Franklin Carnes, IV, Miguel Gonzales, and good
friend Phil Hosey. Honorary pallbearers are Larry Edrozo and Gerald Byrket.
Friends may sign the register book and send the family condolences at www.CarnesBrothers.com/contactus. Please include the
Fearrington name.


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  • Created by: Anonymous Child
  • Added: 9 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 49449180
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Robert “Slim” Fearrington (13 May 1928–31 Aug 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 49449180, citing Galveston Memorial Park, Hitchcock, Galveston County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Anonymous Child (contributor 47197869) .