Mr. Don H. Faircloth
Birth date: March 12, 1921
Death date: October 2, 2011
Tabor City, NC
Mr. Don Henry Faircloth passed away Sunday morning, October 2, 2011 at home following an illness. Born on March 12, 1921 in Loris, SC he was the son of Clifton Faircloth and Mary Lettie Goff Faircloth.
Mr. Faircloth served his country with courage and honor as a United States Army Veteran of WWII. During his years of service he received many accolades and medals including a Purple Heart for an injury he received in Belgium in 1944 that lead to his discharge. After his military service Mr. Faircloth went on to work as a contractor and farmer, he was an avid fisherman and a member of Forest Lawn Baptist Church in Tabor City, NC.
Mr. Faircloth was survived by his wife Lucinda “Cindy” Powell Faircloth; nephew, Sammy Faircloth and wife Marty of Graham, NC; niece, Debbie Hanchey and husband Earl of Williamsburg, VA; cousin, Jane Morris and husband Ruther of Myrtle Beach, SC; stepchildren, Robbie Phipps Munden and husband Mike of Myrtle Beach, SC, Randall Phipps and wife Ann of Loris, SC, Charles Struve and wife Patricia of Tabor City, NC, and grandchildren, Chris Phipps, Madison Ash, Kendra Struve, Joshua Struve and Reid Phipps.
Including his parents, Mr. Faircloth was predeceased by his first wife Gladys Faircloth and two brothers, Rudolph and Lloyd Faircloth.
Funeral services will be 3:00 PM Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with visitation two hours prior to services. Reverend David Watts will officiate. Committal services with military honors will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City, NC. Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice. Please sign Mr. Faircloth’s online guest book at hardwickfuneralhome.com or call Hardwick Funeral Home at 843-756-7001 for further information.