November 29, 1930 – May 5th, 2004
DANVILLE, VA. – Alfred Whitmer Fairer III peacefully passed away at his residence in Danville, VA on May 5th, 2004 with family and friends by his side. Born November 29, 1930 in Charleston, West Virginia and grew up in Danville, VA; he was the son of Alfred W. Fairer Jr. and Mozelle Myers Fairer. Al graduated from Woodberry Forest School in 1948 and Cornell University in 1953 with honors. While at Cornell, he was a member of the ROTC and Alpha Delta Phi fraternity. After graduation, Al served in the Army Signal Corp during the Korean War. He lived in Charlotte, NC for 10 years and Rutherfordton, NC for 20 years; after retiring from Elmore Corporation he moved to Danville, VA.