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Timothy Robert Fairbank

Posted 2021-11-24 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald from Nov. 23 to Nov. 24, 2021 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Timothy Robert Fairbank, 75, died peacefully Nov. 5, 2021, in Fort
Lauderdale, Florida with his wife by his side. Tim was born Dec.14, 1945
in Baltimore to Francis Perigo and Eleanor Rae (Hatter) Fairbank. He was
stationed in Vietnam and Japan before moving to North Bay area of
California. His final move was to Lake Havasu City in June 2006.

Tim went to school in Baltimore. He was on his high school swim team and
became a lifeguard teaching seniors to swim. He earned his college
degree at Sonoma State University in California.

Tim served in the U.S. Army from 1965-1970. Tim's MOS in the Army was
Crypto Communications which led to his telecommunications career for 34
years at AT&T, RCA, SBS, MCI and Sprint. In 2004, he joined his wife
Kathy at her travel agency working side-by-side for 17 years.

Tim married Kathleen Darby (Cushnie Poe Clark) Fairbank on Nov.9, 1990
on a bridge overcrossing Highway 101 in Rohnert Park, California, live
on radio.

Tim loved scuba diving, dancing, shooting pool and traveling anywhere in
the world. His favorite musician was Jimmy Buffet and "Pencil Thin
Mustache" was his favorite song. Tim was a past exalted ruler at Elks
Lodge #2399 and a member of Eagles Aerie #4299, as well as the local
Moose Lodge, American Legion and VFW in Lake Havasu City.

Tim is survived by his wife, Kathy; his sons, Timothy Patrick and Eric
Robert (twins) Fairbank; his brothers F. Martin, John Carrol, David
Hatter and Thomas Lewis Fairbank; nine nieces, seven nephews and 16
great-nieces/nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Fran and Eleanor Fairbank; his
brother Charles Michael Fairbank and one niece.

A Lodge of Sorrow (Elks Celebration of Life) and military honors will be
held at B.P.O. Elks Lodge #2399 on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022 at 11 a.m. in
the Social Quarters. Margaritas and a light lunch will be served. In
lieu of flowers or cards, please make a donation to your favorite
charity.




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