Mr. Clifford W. Fearby, Jr., of Medina, passed away on November 7, 2017 at Medina Memorial Hospital.
Mr. Fearby was born in Medina, April 3, 1936, a son of the late Clifford W. and Mildred (Chase) Fearby, Sr. A graduate of Medina High School, class of 1954, he played with the Medina MACS semi pro football team and proudly served with the US Navy Submarine Force from 1954-58. He married the former Carol Kelly in 1959. Cliff was the founder and CEO of F & H Fearby Enterprises for 50 years. Cliff enjoyed spending time at his cottage on Lake Ontario and fishing. Cliff was a member of Lincoln Post #1483, VFW, Butts-Clark Post #204, American Legion, and Jr. Wilson Sportsman’s Club. He loved his grandchildren, Kara, Nick and Markie and his great granddaughter, Charli.
Survivors include three children, Kim (Bob) Stevens, Tim (Tammy) Fearby and Patti (Shorty) Caleb; 3 grandchildren, Kara (Michael) Zambito, Nicholas (Sara) Fearby and Markie Caleb; his great granddaughter, Charli Zambito; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wife, Carol, on April 29, 2016.
Friends may call on Monday (2-4, 7-9) at the Cooper Funeral Home, 215 West Center Street, Medina, where his service will be held on Tuesday at 11AM. Phil Keppler, chaplain of the Shelby Vol. Fire Company will officiate. Military honors will be accorded at the funeral home by members of Lincoln Post #1483, VFW and Butts Clark Post #204, American Legion. Interment will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery. A luncheon will be held at the VFW, 216 East Center Street, Medina, following his funeral.
In lieu of flowers, the Fearby Family suggests memorials to Upstate New York Transplant Services (UNYTS), 110 Broadway, Buffalo, NY 14203.
Cliff’s family extends a heartfelt thanks to the members of the Medina Fire Department and the staff at Medina Memorial Hospital Second Floor and North Wing for the wonderful care he received during his illness.