George Albert Fabiny, 70, of Blackfoot, Idaho, passed away Friday, July 29, 2022 at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
George was born October 14, 1951 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, on the opening day of deer season. George was born to George and Gloria Persilla Fabiny, lifelong residents of Rock Springs. George was the grandson of John and Julia Fabiny and Albert and Sylvia Persilla. He shared a close bond with his two sisters, Gayle Platt and Darleen Fabiny.
During high school, George attended the World Academy and traveled through Europe for six weeks. He graduated from Rock Springs High School with the class of 1970. George attended and graduated from Western Wyoming College with an associates degree in. In 1973, he married Linda Pezely. They moved to Pullman, Washington so George could further his education. After a year, they moved to Pocatello, Idaho then to Blackfoot. In 2010, George and Linda lost their only son, Zak. They have a daughter, Faun Pratt and son-in-law, Steve Pratt. George is also survived by his granddaughter, Giada Fabiny, the light of his life.
In 2015, George and Linda divorced. George held many jobs during his life consisting of a grave digger, milkman, CNA, and a salesman for 29 years until retiring.
In 2019, he married Jackie Breshears. Jackie and George liked to hunt, fish, and camp together. Although not by blood, Jackie’s son, Tyson Breshears was like a grandson to George. He is also survived by nephews, Bill Diehl and Gary Slagowski and nieces Robynn Farenbach, Cindy Maestas and Kimme Rouse.
George was known as the life of the party and when he was left, anywhere, he would sing Willie Nelson’s “The Party’s Over.”
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, August 2, 2022 at Hawker Funeral Home in Blackfoot, Idaho. The family will meet with friends one hour prior to the service.