Shay C. Fanase Jr., 21, formerly of Brazil, died Saturday, Aug. 8, 2009, at the University of Louisville Hospital.
He was born May 22, 1988, in Pittsburgh, Pa., the son of Shay C. and Betsy A. Fanase. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family and living life to the fullest. Shay "Jr." changed the lives of six people through body organ donation.
He is survived by his parents Shay C. and Betsy A. Fanase, Pekin, Ind., sister Nicole Fanase, Pekin, Ind., grandparents Marjorie and Floyd Conley, Paris, Pa., Carmen Fanase, Werton, W.V., and Barbara Wales, Wellsburg, W.V., several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Services will be conducted at 4 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 13, 2009, at Grayson Funeral Home, Charlestown, Ind. Visitation will be from 10 a.m., until time of services.
Expressions of sympathy may be sent to the Kentucky Organ Donor Affiliates, 106 E. Broadway, Louisville, Ky., 40202.