Beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, age 73, passed away May 8, 1998 in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Born April 19, 1925, in Canton, GA. to Newman E. Sr., and Edna Williams Fackler. Married Margaret E. LeCroy May 10, 1952 in Trion, GA. Educated in the Canton Public Schools, graduated from North Georgia College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He proudly served his country in World War II in the 44th Infantry Division of the 7th Army. Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars. He was an active member of Christ United Methodist Church for the past 33 years. Employed as a Chemical Engineer for 28 years by Hercules, Inc., retiring in 1989.Survived by his wife of 46 years; daughter, Karen F. (Kent) Lange; son, John N. (Carol) Fackler; four grandchildren, Christopher Lange, Jonathan Lange, Anderson Fackler, and Colton Fackler, all of Salt Lake City, Utah; brother, William M. (Judy) Fackler, Jacksonville, FL. N.E. was a great family man, always finding time for his wife, children, and grandchildren. He loved to attend all of their events. His standard was living by the Golden Rule and teaching others to do the same. N.E. volunteered many years at the VA Hospital and found great joy in service. He gave generously of himself to various community organizations. He was an avid sports fan, especially of Georgia Tech and the University of Utah. Member Yellow Jacket Club for more than two decades. Also loved to watch Brighton High School football games.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 12, 1998, 10 am, at the Christ United Methodist Church, 2375 East 3300 South, Salt Lake City, Utah, with The Rev. Ronald A. Hodges officiating. Friends may call Monday evening May 11, 1998 from 6-8 p.m. at the Holbrook Mortuary, 3251 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah, and again on Tuesday for one hour prior to the services at the Church. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery, Canton, GA. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Assn., Christ United Methodist Church, or the charity of your choice. A special thank you to the doctors, nurses and staff of the ICU at LDS Hospital for their compassion and care.
Thank you, Dad, for a job well done!!!
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