GASTONIA - Robert E. Faile Sr., 87, passed away May 18, 2013 at his home.
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He was born April 19, 1926 in Pageland, S.C., the son of the late William Russell and Bertha Mae Chappell Faile.
A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Hillcrest Gardens in Mount Holly, officiated by the Rev. Chris Faile, with military rites provided by the Gaston County Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday at Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia, NC 28052.
Mr. Faile is survived by his children, Robert E. Faile Jr., Lillian Guffy, Calvin E. Faile, Kathleen Wright, Billy M. Faile, Jo Ann Dodson, Elizabeth Pruitt; 12 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Louise Rogers Faile.
Memorials may be made to Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984 Gastonia, NC 28054.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.
Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette from May 20 to May 21, 2013