Robert Cecil 'Sambo' Faile, Sr.

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LANCASTER, SC :::: Mr. Robert Cecil "˜Sambo' Faile, Sr., age 71, died Tuesday, January 27, 2015 at CMC-Pineville. He was born December 6, 1943 in Lancaster County, the son of the late George Lee Faile and Wilma Newman Faile and was the husband of Dorothy Hinson Faile. Mr. Faile was the owner and operator of Sambo's 903 Drive In and Kershaw ABC Store. He was a Mason with the Antioch Masonic Lodge, a Shriner with the Hejaz Temple and a member of Union Baptist Church.

Mr. Faile is survived by his wife, Dorothy Hinson Faile; a son, Robert "˜Cecil' Faile, Jr. and his wife Lisa of Boiling Springs, NC; a brother, Williford Faile and his wife Peggy of Lancaster; three sisters, Mary Miller and her husband Harold, Virginia Rollings and Martha Watts all of Lancaster, and two grandchildren, Robert Cecil Faile III and Andrew Justin Faile.

Mr. Faile was preceded in death by two brothers, George Linward Faile and Joe S. Faile and two sisters, Leone Steele and Billie Knight.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mr. Faile will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Second Baptist Church by Rev. J. D. Wilson and Rev. Curtis Cameron. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.

The Family of Mr. Faile will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 pm Saturday evening at Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway, Lancaster, SC and at other times at the home of Brenda Whitaker, 1145 Rocky River Road, Lancaster. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Shriner's Hospital for Children, 950 West Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605 or Union Baptist Church, 5003 Taxahaw Road, Lancaster, SC 29720.


Service Information

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service for Mr. Faile will be 2:00 pm, Sunday, February 1, 2015 at Second Baptist Church by Rev. J. D. Wilson and Rev. Curtis Cameron. Burial will follow at Lancaster Memorial Park.