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Christopher Austin Fancher

October 18, 1946 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 73)


Christopher Austin Fancher, 73, of Rock Island, passed away, Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.

A Memorial Gathering will be held once covid-19 is over.  Esterdahl Mortuary and Crematory, Ltd. Moline is assisting the family.

Christopher Fancher was born on October 18, 1946, in North Little Rock, AR, the son of Edwin “Pal” and Ruth (Dennis) Fancher.  He married Charee Hodgson at the First Presbyterian Church in Geneseo on September 17, 1983.  Chris was a 1964 graduate of United Township High School. He worked for the Local Union 25, as a Pipefitter until 2001.  He loved to golf and tend to his yard. Chris enjoyed watching his son play baseball for Moline and was a St. Louis Cardinals fan.  Chris loved going to national parks out west and hiking with his sons.  Above all, family was extremely important to Chris.  He and Charee raised their sons together and stayed close throughout his life.

Survivors include his sons, Austin Fancher, Rock Island, and Zachary (Liya) Fancher, Sacramento, CA; and Charee Fancher and her entire family; and numerous friends who are left with wonderful memories.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

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