Carrol Leroy Fausey, 84, of Greenwood Township, died Saturday, April 24, 2021 at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Lisa Fausey, in Martinsburg, West Virginia under the excellent care of Home Helpers of the Panhandle and Hospice of the Panhandle.
Born November 13, 1936 in Bloomsburg, he was the son of the late Fred and Elsie (Hartman) Fausey and raised by the late Roy and Cora (Hartman) Keeler. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Lois (Fritz) Fausey who died September 6, 1992 and his long-time companion Gertrude Hoover. Also preceding Carrol in death were his brother, Wayne M. Fausey, on July 21, 2016 and his grandson, Nicholas Miller.
Carrol was a graduate of Millville High School and faithfully served the country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, serving in Germany as an Ordnance Specialist. He then returned to the U. S. as a member of the U. S. Army Reserves. He was awarded the Good Conduct Medal.
He was self-employed as a plumbing and heating contractor owning Fausey’s Builders working alongside his Uncle Roy Keeler and cousin and brother-in-law Larry Fausey for more than 20 years.
Carrol was a proud Lifetime Member of the American Legion, Millville Arthur Bardo Post 564 and the Benton V.F.W. Carrol was proud to have served as Post Commander at Post 564 in Millville as well as having served as the Pennsylvania District 17 Commander twice. He thoroughly enjoyed traveling throughout Pennsylvania and District 17 meeting with fellow Legionnaires as well as attending state and national conventions. He also held past memberships in the Moose and Elks Lodges of Bloomsburg.
Surviving are his two children: 1SG Brian T. Fausey (U.S.A., Ret.) and his wife, Lisa Fausey, of Martinsburg, WV and Michelle Shangraw and her husband John, of Berwick; five grandchildren Jamie Gum, Melissa Gum, Brooke Fausey, Ryan Fausey and Ben Fausey; five great grandchildren and a sister, Ethel Horne of Bloomsburg as well as several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, May 3, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at the McMichael Funeral Home, Inc, 4394 Red Rock Road, Benton (State Route 487) with Pastor Robert K. Andrews, Derrs Christian Church officiating. Burial will be at the Jackson Cemetery, Derrs, with full military honors. A viewing will be held Monday from 11:00A. M. until the time of the service at 1:00 P. M. at McMichael's in Benton. Memorial contributions in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Arthur Bardo American Legion Post #564, 259 Legion Road, Millville, PA 17846.
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