Francis Faile, Sr.



LANCASTER, SC ~ Mr. Francis Faile, Sr., age 92, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born January 8, 1925, a son of the late Kinley Milledge Faile and Rosa Belle Faile Faile and the husband of Lydia Pettit Faile. Mr. Faile enjoyed gardening, cutting hair in his barber shop and watching the Clemson Tigers. He deeply loved God, his family and all people. He was a Mason and Hejaz Shriner and a member of White Springs Baptist Church.

Mr. Faile is survived by his wife, Lydia Pettit Faile; two sons, Francis Faile, Jr. and his wife, Michelle and Mark Faile; five grandchildren, Reagan Faile-Pilcher, Thomas Faile, Gregory Faile, Mary Frances Faile and Mallory Faile; and seven great grandchildren.

Mr. Faile was predeceased by his parents; a daughter, Melissa Dawn Faile; two brothers, Conley Faile and Mendel Faile; and three sisters, Jerusha Faile Hall, Dorothy Faile Johnson and Mildred Faile Kennington.

A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Faile will be held at 3:00 pm Thursday, November 30, 2017 by Rev. Don Waldrop at White Springs Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Westside Cemetery by Mr. Larry Estridge.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, one-hour prior, to the service in the church sanctuary. The family suggests that memorials be made to White Springs Baptist Church, Family Life Center Fund, 1249 Grace Ave., Lancaster, SC 29720 and Hospice of Lancaster, 901 W. Meeting St., Ste 201, Lancaster, SC 29720.