Ernest Belvin Faires, 89, formerly of Harrisburg & Charlotte, NC passed peacefully Friday July 1, 2011 at Cypress Pointe in Wilmington.
He is survived by his wife, Shirley, with whom he shared over 50 loving years of marriage. Also, 2 stepdaughters, 3 grandsons & their wives, 1 grand-daughter & her husband, 4 great grandsons, 1 great grand-daughter, 1 sister, 2 nephews and 1 niece.
He proudly served his country with the 45th Field Artillery during WW2 in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland in Europe. He retired from McDevitte & Street Construction in Charlotte.
A member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Wilmington, he was a long time member of Northside and Devonshire Baptist Churches in Charlotte.
Family will receive friends Saturday afternoon July 2nd at the home of daughter Dianne Duffy 600 Sea Castle Ct. Wilmington.
A memorial service will be held at Devonshire Baptist Church in Charlotte on July 9, 2011.
He loved his care givers at Champions Asst. Living, Corinthians Place and Cypress Pointe.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099.