Brian L. Fairbanks, age 44, a loving husband, father, son, and brother went Home unexpectedly on August 4, 2013. Employed with University Corporation. Graduate of Groveport Madison High School, Class of 1987. Preceded in death by paternal grandfather, James Fairbanks; maternal grandparents, David and Georgia Whaley. He is survived by his wife of almost 19 years, Sharon "Sherry" Fairbanks of Columbus; children, Hannah, Seth, and Sarah; mother, Genie (Jasper) Stover of Columbus; father, Ronald (Karen) Fairbanks of FL; sister, Kelly (Bruce) Harman of Galena; paternal grandmother, Jackie Fairbanks; many nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Visitation Thursday August 8, 2013 from 4-8 p.m. at GRAUMLICH FUNERAL HOME, 1351 S. High St., where service will be held Friday at 10 a.m., Rev. Terry Jesse officiating. Interment to follow at Obetz Cemetery. In keeping with Brian's love for OSU Buckeye's Football, the family asks that you wear your favorite OSU Buckeye attire on Thursday and Friday. To sign and view Brian's online book of memories please visit www.graumlichfuneralhome.com.