Graveside funeral services for Eddie Fairhurst, 61, of College Station, were held Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017, at Oxford Cemetery in the Cottonwood Community of Madison County. The Rev. John Green officiated the service.
Eddie Fairhurst was born on Feb. 18, 1956, in Huntsville, to Edward and Joe Anne Fairhurst. He worked for many years as a machinist at the NOV-Grant Prideco Co. in Navasota and had lived in College Station for the past 35 years. Eddie was an outdoor enthusiast and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also loved Dallas Cowboys football, Indy Car racing and woodworking. Eddie was Baptist in faith. He passed away on Aug. 21, 2017, in College Station.
Eddie was preceded in death by his father, Edward Fairhurst. He is survived by his mother, Joe Anne Fairhurst of Madisonville; sons, Michael Fairhurst of Madisonville and Jacob and Andrew Fairhurst of College Station; daughters, Amy Nettum (husband, Nathaniel) and Lindsay Stirling (husband, Ben), all of College Station, and brother, Robbie Fairhurst (wife, Stephanie) of College Station. Eddie is also survived by grandchildren, Alexis and Joshua Cantu, Brody and Brooklyn Nettum and Primrose Fairhurst and nephew, Ryan Fairhurst.
Serving as pallbearers were Jacob Fairhurst, Andrew Fairhurst, Robbie Fairhurst, Ryan Fairhurst, Nathaniel Nettum and Ben Stirling.
Madisonville Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements. To leave condolences for the family please go to www.madisonvillefuneralhome.com and visit Mr. Fairhurst's online obituary.