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Benjamin Clay Fairhurst
March 20, 1927 - December 31, 2018
Survivors include his loving wife of 67 years, Alice Rose Butler Fairhurst; three daughters, Ann Fairhurst (Marc), Susan Hughes (Henry) and Jill Hall (Greg); three grandchildren, Landrum, Lindsey and Benjamin Clay; and three great-grandchildren.
Ben was a graduate of Honey Creek High School and received a bachelor's degree in business from Indiana State University. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the United States Navy. Ben spent his career in the financial industry working in banking and investing in Paris, IL Marshall, IL and Terre Haute. His activities in the community included Kiwanis, Masonic Lodge and Indiana State University Foundation.
Visitation will be from 11:00 AM-1:00 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2019 in Callahan & Hughes Funeral Home, 605 South 25th Street. Private burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Riley. The family kindly requests that memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana State University Foundation, 30 North 5th Street, Terre Haute, IN 47809.
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Saturday January 05, 2019
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605 South 25th Street, Terre Haute, IN
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I am sorry to hear about Ben's death. Please know that I am thinking of you all now and in the days ahead. I hope that good happy memories will bring you all comfort. And may the support of friends and family help to strengthen and sustain you. Love and HUGS to you all, Jan Dunn Schultz