Paul R. Fairbanks | 1945 - 2012 | Obituary

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Paul R. Fairbanks

Born: November 30, 1945
Died: October 03, 2012

Paul R. Fairbanks - 66, of North Richland Hills, TX; formerly of Perkasie, PA entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, October 3, 2012, after a two and a half year battle with lymphoma.

He was the devoted husband of R. Eileen (Moyer) Fairbanks for 44 years. Paul was born in Somerville, New Jersey to Ruth I. (Van Fleet) Fairbanks and the late Samuel R. Fairbanks.

He graduated from Pennridge High School, class of 1964. Paul attended Michigan State University graduating with a mechanical engineering degree. He was employed as an Engineer for Dresser-Rand Company for 30 years until retiring in 2007.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Karen Armstrong & husband, Ronnie of Saint Charles, IL; his son, Josh Fairbanks & wife, Nikki of North Richland Hills, TX; his two grandsons, Michael & Brent Eckles, both of Saint Charles, IL; his two granddaughters, Sydni Armstrong of Saint Charles, IL and Kate Fairbanks of North Richland Hills, TX.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:30 am at Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 E. Broad St., Souderton, PA 18964 where friends may meet with the family from 10:00 AM – 10:30 AM.

Burial will take place at Blooming Glen Mennonite Cemetery.

Arrangements by: Anders-Detweiler Funeral Home & Crematory, 130 East Broad Street, Souderton, Pennsylvania 18964. To send online condolences to the family, visit

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