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Joseph "Joe" Anthony Fairbanks, Sr. Obituary


Memories & Candles

“Love you Joe, and will miss you! I wish your family peace in this time of tears. Now Joe, please don't start throwing things at me from up in...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: John Mahoney - Metairie, LA

“On behalf of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Alumni Association and Brother Martin High School, I offer our prayers and condolences. Kenny...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Kenny Spellman - New Orleans, LA

“So sorry to hear of Joe's passing. I'll always remember his love for music, something we both shared in our conversations together. My deepest...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Charles E. Murphy - Metairie, LA

“So long old friend we've had many great times together. Gerard ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Gerard Massa - Slidell, LA

“Joe, I will really miss you. You watched me grow up! I still miss seeing Frank and yourself on Sunday nights cutting up or digging into the dinners...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Joseph Albert Barberot - LA

“I enjoyed playing music with Joe in Jubilation, as well as his sense of humor. I will always remember him. ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Mike Vila - Metairie, LA - Friend

“Joe and I shared a mutual involvement in good music for many years. I am especially fond of Joe for a special favor he did for me many years ago. He...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Hogan - Loveland, OH

“I was blessed to hear Joe's music and to feel the warmth of his kindness and humor. Although that was many years ago, with someone as special as Joe...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Chris Smith

“Joy, I will have you all in my prayers. carolyn talbert ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: carolyn talbert - metairie, LA

“Joe was such a great friend. He will be sorely missed. Please accept my condolences. Sandy Bennett ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Sandy Bennett - Harahan, LA

“Dad I Miss you so much. I will always remember you as a caring father and a great husband to mom even through your battle with cancer. You hung...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Cory Fairbanks

“Aunt Joy, Joey, Wendy and Corey so sorry to hear about Uncle Joe's passing. Its been a lots of years but the memories will always be there of the fun...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Terri Massa Troxclair - Natalbany, LA

“I will always remember Mr. Joe's willingness to share his love of music. My prayers are with you! Rene' ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Rene' Peytral - Covington, LA


Joseph "Joe" Anthony Fairbanks, Sr. lost his battle with cancer on Saturday, December 29, 2012, at the age of 81. He will be sorely missed.
Joe is survived by his loving wife Joy Fournier Fairbanks; children Joseph A. Fairbanks, Jr. (Kathy), Wendi Kay Fairbanks Bullock and Cory Michael Fairbanks (Amy); twelve grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
A private family funeral was held.
For those so desiring, memorial donations in Joe's memory can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org .
To view and sign the family guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com .