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Mr. W.N. "Junior" Fabian Jr.

April 13, 1925 — February 9, 2020

Mr. W. N. “Junior” Fabian, Jr., 94 of Navasota, passed away Sunday, February 9th at his home. Visitation with family and friends will be held from 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, February 13th at Nobles Funeral Chapel. A celebration of his life will be at 10:00 am, Friday, February 14th at First Baptist Church of Navasota with Rev. Clyde Larrabee presiding. A private family interment will follow in Apolonia Cemetery in Anderson. Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel.

Junior was born on April 13, 1925 in Houston, Texas to William Norris and Blanche Lucille (Bradford) Fabian, Sr. Junior retired from the dairy business after 50 years and then went to work for Smith Bros Implement Company Coufal-Prator Implement Company for 31 years. He married Linda Lu Lightfoot in Navasota on April 8, 1989. He loved to work, not only because he had a strong work ethic, but because he genuinely loved people. He enjoyed helping them, engaging with them and he never met a stranger. He was also a previous Grimes County Constable for Precinct 4 and president of the Apolonia Cemetery from 1976 until his death. Junior served as a Deacon for over 60 years, first at Plantersville Baptist Church then First Baptist Church of Navasota. He was ultimately awarded Deacon Emeritus. He married Linda Lu Lightfoot in Navasota on April 8, 1989.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Linda Fabian; daughters and sons-in-law Linda Pederson, Lisa and Daniel Cherry and Lori and Carl Duncan; sons and daughter-in-law, John P. “Rusty” and Marian Fabian and Lane and Lara DeHaven; sister-in-law Dorothy Jean Fabian; grandchildren Luke, Sarah, Hanna and Eli Cherry, Travis, Emily, and Brittany Stoker, Cody Duncan, Clayton Holliday, Kyla, Jake, Isaac and Andrew DeHaven, Matt Fabian and Tyler Pederson; great-grandchildren Miles, Aiden and Dawson and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers are Luke Cherry, Clayton Holliday, Lane DeHaven, Jake DeHaven, Tyler Pederson and Matt Fabian. Honorary pallbearers are Hollis Hood, Al Blue, Wayne Rucker, Don Lightfoot, Sam Cook and Gary Fuqua.

He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Pat Fabian; grandson Michael Wade Pederson, and brothers Norris Bryan Fabian and William Ralph Fabian.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation in his name to Apolonia Cemetery, 331 Moore Street, Navasota, Texas 77868.
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Thursday, February 13, 2020

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Central time)

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

First Baptist Church of Navasota

301 Church Street, Navasota, TX 77868

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