Marzell ‘Steamboat’ Fairman

Published 5:00 am Tuesday, July 12, 2005

Services for Marzell “Steamboat” Fairman, of Layton, Utah,formerly of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 13 at LinquistFuneral Home with burial in Linquist Cemetery, both in Layton.

Mr. Fairman, 82, drowned July 7, 2005, while on a fishing trip.He was born on Jan. 28, 1923, to Minor Fairman and MaryFairman.

He was retired. He was an Army veteran of World War II.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Hezekia”Jim” Fairman, Anthony Fairman and Luther Fairman; and two sisters,Beatrice Byrd and Ester Mae Wilcher.

Survivors are his wife, Celestine Fairman, of Layton; his sons,Marzell Fairman Jr., of Denver, Colo., Billy Ray Fairman, the Rev.Terry Fairman and Johnny Fairman, all of Layton, and Gary Fairman,of Salt Lake City, Utah; a daughter Colleen Fairman, of Austin,Texas; his sisters, Gazell Wilcher and her husband, Elder ErnestWilcher, of Brookhaven, and Marie Byrd and her husband, LentonByrd, of Urbana, Ill.; twelve grandchildren; and sixgreat-grandchildren.