BROOKPORT, Ill. — Mr. Donald Eugene Fairfield, 75, of Brookport, Ill., died Wednesday, September 25, 2013, at his home.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, September 28, 2013, at Aikins-Farmer Brookport Chapel. Pastor Jeff Bealmear will officiate. Burial will follow in Metropolis Memorial Gardens. Donald was married to Marilyn Sanderson on September 25, 1982. He was a member of the local Masonic Lodge Post 91 and the Metropolis Shriners.
Donald is survived by his wife of 31 years, Marilyn; two daughters, Cindy Fiacco of Summerville, S.C., and Jean Borders of Metropolis; three grandchildren, Lisa Fiacco, Alan Borders and April Massie; three great-grandchildren, Cailen Massie, Kira Massie and Maliah Massie; one brother, Larry Fairfield of Branson, Mo.; one niece, Darla Kay Goldsmith; one nephew, Donald Wayne Fairfield; and several great-nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Zina and Myrtle (Bryant) Fairfield; and his sister, Carrie Mae Farris.
Visitation will be held at the Aikins-Farmer Brookport Chapel Friday, September 27, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. Masonic Rites will be held at 6 p.m.
Memorials may take the form of contributions to: Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter, 8430 W. Bryn Mawr, Suite 800, Chicago, IL 60631.