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Wednesday, June 23, 2021

Obituary - Candy M. (Matthew) Fairbanks

Candy Marie Fairbanks, of Harrisonville, Missouri was born in the family home in Everett, Missouri the daughter of Andy Bob Matthew and Lelah Mae (Neill) Matthew. She departed this life on Sunday, June 20, 2021 at her home with her faithful dog (Gracie) by her side at the age of 59 years, 11 months and 23 days.

On June 30, 1990, Candy was united in marriage to Clyde Leonard Fairbanks in Harrisonville , Missouri.

Candy was employed in customer service, until she became a home maker in Harrisonville , Missouri. She was a member of the South Fork Baptist Church near Drexel, Missouri. Candy enjoyed fishing, building crosses to spread the Word of God and enjoyed doing Facebook posts of her meals,

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson, Tristin R. Fairbanks and her husband Clyde L. Fairbanks.

Candy Is survived by three children, Stephanie A. McGirl (Gene), Warrensburg , Missouri, Pamela K. Ferguson (Cory), Harrisonville , Missouri and Clyde E. Fairbanks Jr. (Mandy), Peculiar, Missouri; 5 grandchildren, Ashley, Ariel, Griffin, Daniel and Lorelei; great-grandchildren Emery, Kaylee, Emmett, Jasper, Elias, and Camille, sisters, Ruth A. Matthew, Glynis D. Arnall and a brother, Randy R. Matthew all of Harrisonville, Missouri. Through the years, Candy gained several close friends.

Honorary Pall Bearers; Daniel Fairbanks, Griffin Fairbanks, Bill Tatum, Phil Deeds, Pete Self and Paul Johnson.

Funeral service are pending under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri. Cremation to follow the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to Cass County Rescue Mission.

Service time will be updated when it becomes available.