Gail Richard Whitehair, 58, of Fairmont, passed away at his home Thursday (May 26, 201).
He was born in Fairmont, on Sept. 7, 1957, a son of the late Harley Whitehair and Edith Miller Herrington.
He was a carpenter by trade. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing. Gail most enjoyed time with friends and family.
He is survived by his loving companion, Karen Bowers of Fairmont; three sisters, Deloris Vanetti and her companion Kenneth Satterfield, Virginia Lucas and her husband Larry of Georgia, and Ester Szczyt of Fairmont; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers, David Herrington, Johnny Whitehair, Dennis Whitehair and Denver Whitehair.
In keeping with Gail's request, his body will be cremated and there will be no services. Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to thank Hospice Care for its compassionate service and dedication.
Memorial donations may be made to Carpenter and Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant St., Fairmont, WV 26554 to offset funeral expenses.
Condolences may be left at www.carpenterandford.com.
Published on May 28, 2016