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Date published: 6/18/2014

Robert O. Fairfax

Robert O'Neal Fairfax, 68, of Rixeyville died Monday, June 16, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Nov. 26, 1945, in Clifton to the late Jesse and Nellie Wetherholtz Fairfax.

Mr. Fairfax was a member of the American Legion for 34 years, currently of the Culpeper American Legion Post 330, where he held various board and officer positions and served on the honor guard.

He is survived by three children, Teresa LaSalle and her husband, Michael of Boston, Robert O'Neal Fairfax II and his wife, Kimberly of Reva and Candee Fairfax of Culpeper; one sister, Kay Fairfax, and Freeman "Butter" Cave of Culpeper; seven grandchildren, Daniel, Erin, Aden, Storee LaSalle and Cody, Sammy and Ethan Fairfax; and his companion and "little woman," Linda Fields.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Fairfax; and three siblings, Gary Andes, David Fairfax and Earl Fairfax.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 19, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel, 850 Sperryville Pike, Culpeper.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 20, at Found and Sons Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in Clifton Cemetery in Fairfax at 2 p.m.

The family would like to thank Robert's "Dutch Hollow Road friends and neighbors" for their support over the years. A special thank-you to Everett and Dottie Lawhorne for checking in and sharing home-cooked meals and garden pickings.

An online guest book and tribute wall are available at foundandsons.com. Found and Sons Funeral Chapel of Culpeper is serving the family.