Jeffery J. “Doc” Fairbanks


Mayfield – Jeffrey J. “Doc” Fairbanks, age 64, a resident of Mayfield passed away peacefully on January 19, 2022 at home with his loving family by his side. He was born in Gloversville, NY on October 8, 1957. The son of Ralph David and Ruth Ulrich Fairbanks.
He was a high school graduate of Mayfield Central School. He worked for the family business J Fairbanks Farm and Feed and then was employed for the Town of Mayfield Highway Department for 20 years, until his retirement.
Jeff was a long time area resident, he enjoyed being outdoors, at family camp, tinkering in his garage especially when he built his pride and joy the Willys Jeep.
Jeff is a Twelfth Generation of the Fairbanks Family that came to America in 1636. The Fairbanks Home is in Dedham, MA and is the oldest standing wooden framed structure in the United States.
Survivors include his mother; Ruth Fairbanks of Mayfield. His two children; Amanda Jean and Raymond Fairbanks of Mayfield. Sister; Tracy Fairbanks – Henderson (Edward) of Gloversville. Granddaughter; Ariana Loucks of Mayfield. Aunt; Nancy Mraz (Richard) of Mayfield and Uncle; Charles J. Ulrich (Marlene) of Tyrone, GA. Cousins: Richard T Mraz (Deb) of Colorado Springs CO, Aaron Mraz (Eva) of Johnstown, Christopher Mraz (Karen) of Mayfield, Kurt Mraz (Annette) of Manassas, Va., Terry Crean (Kevin) of Northborough, Ma. Timothy Ulrich of Austin, TX., Kyle Ulrich (Simone) of PeachTree, Ga., Jon Ulrich of Queen Town, New Zealand.
He was predeceased by his Father Ralph D. Fairbanks, Grand Parents, Herbert and Jeanne Fairbanks and Charles and Helen Ulrich and three special fur buddies; HubCap, Max and Sadie.
Special thank you: Brother-in-Law, ED, Chris and employees at Mr. Pizza, Glen Henry, caregivers: Amanda Wolff, Connie Coloney, Lorraine Eglin, Linda Logan and Mountain Valley Hospice.
A graveside service will be held on Friday May 13, 2022 in Mayfield Cemetery at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the James A. Brennan Humane Society, 437 Nine Mile Tree Road, Gloversville, NY 12078. Arrangements are under the direction and care of the Northville Funeral Home, 401 Bridge Street, Northville. Condolences may be made to the family online at

By LH Staff

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