Tanner Edward Faircloth, 23, of Elizabeth Township passed away Friday, September 15, 2023. He was born March 4, 2000 in Pittsburgh, and is the son of Edward L. Faircloth, II., and Jacqueline J. (Withrow) Faircloth. Tanner had a huge heart, was a kind and gentle soul, and was always thinking of others before himself. He was also extremely witty, charming, naturally smart, and loving. He enjoyed spending time with his girlfriend and his family. He loved to take walks on the trail, collect rare coins, and enjoy nature. He excelled on the swim team in high school, enjoyed the time he had at Pitt and excelled there as well. He worked in high school as a lifeguard for White Oak pool, then eventually for UPS and Fedex, along with having his own Ebay business. He had a way of making an impact on everyone he met and his smile would light up the room.
In addition to his parents Ed & Jacki, Tanner is survived by his sister, Morgan Faircloth (Liam) of Elizabeth Township; grandparents, Stella (GB) and Jack (Pap) Withrow, and Mary Rose (Mamaw) Faircloth; uncle, John (Jess) Withrow; aunts, Debi (Matt) Mytrysak, Tamara Mulholland, Andrea Faircloth, and LaJean Faircloth (Scott); his immediate cousins, JT Withrow, Luke Withrow, Isabella Mytrysak, Gianna Mytrysak, Gio Mytrysak, Jordanne Mulholland, Carissa Cameron (Dylan), Taylor Mulholland, Seilia Lindquist, Ryan Tognarini, Tristin Tognarini, Caiden Tognarini; his loving girlfriend, Vayda Clark; and many extended cousins, family, and friends. Tanner is preceded in death by his grandfather, Edward Faircloth. He was an exceptional son, brother, grandson, boyfriend, nephew, cousin, and friend. He will be dearly missed by everyone. Friends and family are welcome Tuesday, September 19, 2023 from 6-8 pm and Wednesday, September 20, 2023 from 2-4 & 6-8pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township. (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, director. Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Thursday, September 21, 2023 at 10:00am with the Rev. Benjamin Little officiating. A private inurnment will take place at a later date. In Lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) at https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/Donate-to-NAMI. Condolences can be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published September 17, 2023.