Curtis Glen Fahy, 74, of Phoenix, Ore. passed away in his home January 4, 2013, with family members by his side. He was born April 23, 1938, in Bandon, Ore. where he was raised by his mother and father, Robert and Mabel Fahy. He graduated Bandon High School in 1956, where he played trombone and was actively involved with the high school marching band.
Curt proudly served in the U.S. Air Force, HQ 36th T F W from 19561960. He was stationed at McGuire AFB, New Jersey and served at Johnson AB, Japan. Following his service in the military he returned to Bandon and married Lana Nettleton in June 1961. They moved to the Rogue Valley in 1965, where they raised two daughters.
Curt remarried in 1995 to Penny Langager of Phoenix, Ore. Their wedding in Jacksonville, Ore. was celebrated with many friends and family members. Following a honeymoon to the coast, they resided in Phoenix. They enjoyed traveling across the United States in their RV. His love of classic country and jazz music drew him to places like the Grand Ole Opry and New Orleans.
Curt was an avid sports fan and followed the NFL closely. He also enjoyed watching college football and the Little League World Series. He coached and umpired Upper Rogue Little League softball for 10 years and, on occasion, served as a board member. Curt was a longtime member of the Eagles Lodge and enjoyed spending time with the many friends he made over the years.
Curt worked in the timber industry for over 40 years, the last 30 with Tim Ply Co. Division of Timber Products in Grants Pass, Ore.
Curt is survived by his wife, Penny; daughters, Jodi Vizzini, of Medford, Ore. and Staci Fahy-Levison (Eric), of Camas, Wash.; five grandchildren, Donald, Jacob and Megan Vizzini,and Rylan and Shane Sorenson; one great-granddaughter, Lillian Sorenson; and sister, Nina McNeil, of Bandon. He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Edna Nelson.
No formal service is planned but a remembrance will take place in Bandon, Ore. attended by family and friends. A memorial marker will be placed at the Eagle Point National Cemetery.