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Roy J. Fahl, Jr.

AGE: 90 • Wilmington, Delaware

Roy J. Fahl, Jr. passed away on March 13, 2016 at the age of 90.

Roy was a resident of Stonegates retirement community, and a long-time Wilmington resident. He was a graduate of Washington and Lee University and received a PhD in Organic chemistry from the University of North Carolina.

Roy served in the U.S. Army Air Corp from 1943 until 1946 in the Pacific area with a brief assignment in Japan. He was employed by the DuPont Company throughout his career, primarily in the Pigments Department in research, technical service and marketing roles, and briefly in the Chemicals Dyes and Pigments Department upon its formation.

Roy was previously a member of DuPont Country Club, the University Club, and several scientific societies. At the time of his death he was a long-time member of Westminister Presbyterian Church, the Wilmington Country Club, and an Emeritus member of the American Chemical Society.

Roy is survived by his wife of 63 years Elizabeth Wells Fahl, children Roy Jackson Fahl III and Elizabeth Fahl Sachs, four granddaughters Dr. Kelly Fahl Fradin, Katherine Sachs, Susan Sachs, Christine Sachs, and great grandson Thomas Fradin.

The family would like to thank the Stonegates Health Center staff for their concerned care and help during this time.

A private family service is planned.

In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated to the Washington and Lee University Annual Fund, 204 W. Washington Street, Development Building, Lexington, VA 24450.

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Published in The News Journal on Mar. 15, 2016
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