Ernest L.Fawks, 55, Alfordsville

Ernest L. Fawks, 55, of Alfordsville, died Saturday (July 6) at his home.

He was born in Huntingburg April 3, 1958, to Edward Sr. and Carol (Wipking) Fawks.

He was a member of Washington Church of Christ. He enjoyed the outdoors, arrowhead hunting and fishing.

Surviving are his wife, the former Becky Edwards; three daughters, Rachael Leighty and husband, Petersburg, Tessa Fawks, Washington and Katelyn Fawks,  Wichita Falls, Texas; two sons, Ernest Fawks Jr., Huntingburg and Cody Fawks, Alfordsville; four sisters, Deb Stizman and Julie Powell, both of Huntingburg, Brenda Thomas Dale, and Lori Petry of Dubois; three brothers, Edward Fawks Jr., Tell City, Larry Fawks,. Jasper ,and Mike “Chub” Fawks, Dubois; and nine grandchildren. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter.

Funeral services at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ed Lee Mortuary in Washington. Brother Jack Neighbors will officiate. Burial will be in Oak Grove Cemetery in Reeve Township. Friends may call from 2 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Geneva Care Hospice. Condolences may be made at

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