Benjamin Clay Fairhurst

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Benjamin Clay Fairhurst

March 20, 1927 - December 31, 2018

Benjamin Clay Fairhurst Benjamin Clay Fairhurst, 91, of Terre Haute passed away Monday morning, December 31, 2018 after a life well lived. He was born March 20, 1927 in Terre Haute to Homer "Ben" Fairhurst and Gertrude Woodsmall Fairhurst.
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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Published on January 2, 2019
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Saturday January 05, 2019

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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605 South 25th Street, Terre Haute, IN


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Janice Dunn Schultz
Jan 06, 2019
Dear Alice, Ann, Susan, and Jill,

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
B. Curtis Wilkinson
Jan 03, 2019
A very good man and Sycamore supporter. Prayers for him and his family.