Mr. James William Fanning, age 84 of Estill Fork, AL passed away, Monday, June 16, 2014 at his residence.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, June 20, 2014 at 11 AM at Beech Grove Methodist Church in Francisco, AL with burial to follow at Beech Grove Methodist Church Cemetery.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday, June 19, 2014 from 5 PM till 8 PM at the church and Friday, from 10AM until service time at the church.
Mr. Fanning, a native of Francisco, AL was the son of the late Thomas and Biegie Sanders Fanning.
He was an auto mechanic and logging contractor. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and watching NASCAR racing. He loved horses and dogs and gathering together with family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Norine Mims and two great grandchildren, Aiden Dover and Abigail Henshaw.
He is survived by his loving wife, Evia Lois Mullican Fanning of Estill Fork, AL; two sons, Michael Fanning and his wife, Carol of Section, AL and Larry Fanning of Huntland; three daughters, Debbie Shafer and her husband, Lawrence of Skyline, AL, Gail Wolfenden and her husband, Greg of Hobart, IN and Belinda Fanning and her husband, Phil of Clarksville, TN; one sister, Pauline Bradford of Huntland, TN; twenty grandchildren and twenty seven great grandchildren.