Deward Ronald Fanjoy

July 28, 1938 - August 18, 2021

Deward Ronald Fanjoy, 83, a resident of Cape Coral, FL for the past eight months, formerly of New Pt. Ritchie, FL, Dayton, OH, Albuquerque, NM and Oak Harbor, FL. He was born July 28, 1938 in Bisbee, Arizona to Hazen Edward and Ollie May Fanjoy, now deceased.

Deward was a member of First Baptist Church in New Pt. Richie. He was a Retired Master Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force and served in the Vietnam War. While in the Air Force Deward was a draftsman, basketball player, and an artist who painted planes for the Air Force Museum and other facilities. He was a man who cared so deeply for those around him, always putting others first. Deward was a man of God and raised his children to be Christians. He was a lover of planes, music and was a fan of artists like Elvis Presley, The Temptations, and any old Motown! Deward left such an impact on so many people and will truly be missed..

He is survived by children, Kim Mosher (Carl) of Cape Coral, Susan Peoples (Stan) of Cape Coral, and James Fanjoy (Genie) of Kettering, OH; brother, Hazen Fanjoy (Nannette) of Houston, TX; sisters-in-law, Lulu Fanjoy of Myrtle Beach, SC, and Pat Fanjoy of Rome, GA; several nieces and nephews; as well as 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Deward was preceded in death by his son, David Fanjoy; twin brother, Edward Fanjoy; as well as brother, Adrian Fanjoy.

A Military Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 PM Saturday, August 28, 2021 at First Baptist Church, 508 River Gulf Rd., New Pt. Ritchie, FL 34668 with Pastor Ellis Bond officiating.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Deward Ronald Fanjoy are suggested to

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.


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