Michael Scott Fambrough

June 12, 1987June 10, 2019

Michael Scott Fambrough, 31, of Dunwoody, passed away on Monday, June 10, 2019. Scott was born June 12, 1987, the son of Ann and Mike Fambrough. He graduated from Dunwoody High School and received a bachelor of science degree from Valdosta State University in Criminal Justice. After college, he held several positions in marketing and insurance sales.

Scott loved sports, and he was an exceptional athlete. He grew up playing all-star baseball at Murphy Candler Park, and Colts recreational football in Dunwoody. At Greater Atlanta Christian School, he was a four-year letterman in baseball and football and his teams were runner-ups to state championships. Because of his outstanding skills, he was highly recruited to play football at the collegiate level. He attended Coastal Carolina University on a football scholarship, and later earned a scholarship at Valdosta State University. He was a starter at the tight end position for both schools.

He was six feet, four inches tall, and very handsome. Body-building was his passion, and he competed in several triathlons after college. He also was selected for various modeling jobs, and he even worked as an extra for Thor Ragnarok on a video shoot.

Scott was a loyal Georgia Bulldog fan, and regularly attended Georgia games and pre-game picnics in Athens with his family. He especially enjoyed the annual Georgia-Florida football game in Jacksonville.

Scott had an exuberance for life, and he enjoyed being surrounded by friends and family. He will always be remembered for his charm and engaging personality. He adored his two dogs, Moka and Roxy, who were his faithful companions for years.

He is survived by his parents, Ann Chandler Fambrough and Michael Fambrough of Dunwoody; his brother Jeff Fambrough and his wife, Julie, and their two children, Isaac and Hannah, of Buford; his grandfather, Hugh Chandler and his wife, Linda, of Tifton; and two aunts: Debi Chandler of Monroe, Louisiana, and Jan Fambrough Burnham of Crawfordville, Georgia.

The family will receive friends Thursday, June 13, 2019 from 10:00am-11:30am at H.M. Patterson & Son - Oglethorpe Hill, 4550 Peachtree Rd NE, Brookhaven, GA 30319. A funeral service will follow in the Oglethorpe chapel. Burial will take place at Crawfordville Baptist Church Cemetery in Crawfordville, GA.

The Fambrough family has set up a memorial in Scott’s honor to be used for addiction recovery programs in Atlanta. Gifts for that memorial may be sent to, or you can send memorial gifts to the church of your choice.


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  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 13, 2019
  • Committal Service Thursday, June 13, 2019


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Mary Parrish

June 16, 2019

Dear Ann and Mike,

I am so very sorry for your loss. I just now found out and pray for your family and know that you walk with the Lord and will find strength in Him.
Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

All my love and prayers,
Mary Parrish

Kristie Burrows

June 15, 2019

Ann and has only to see a shot of Scott to remember that he always made you smile. In summer workouts, after a Brent made a boneheaded move, Scott rushed out to the car, flashed that engaging smile and asked me to not be hard on Brent. Eyes twinkling, smiling his smile alone...he helped a buddy out. I will always think of him this way. May God’s grace be in abundance in this moment and beyond.

Mary Beth Harber-West

June 15, 2019

Dear Ann, Michael, and Jeff,
My heart breaks for you at the loss of your precious son. He was so outgoing, friendly, a wonderful football player and so much more! Amazing to watch! I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for all of you .

Brett & Eveline Butler

June 14, 2019

Dear Scott's family-
We are deeply saddened to hear of Scott's passing!! We are brokenhearted for all of you!! Brett remembers what a great young man & wrestler he was. We pray for God's peace and comfort at this most difficult time!
Brett & Eveline Butler & Family

Lynn Edmondson Chestnutt

June 13, 2019

Ann and Mike,
So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your strength and peace during this time.
Gene and Lynn

Brenda “Brown”. Powell

June 13, 2019

Family, so sorry for your loss! So many fond memories of Scott at GACS. Loved watching him in his sports. My Prayers are for Peace and Comfort Of Heart. 🙏💜

Debbie Nall

June 12, 2019

Ann and Mike
I am so sorry to hear about Michael. Cannot imagine the loss of a child. Please know you and your family are in my prayers.


Trevor Adkins

June 12, 2019

Scott was a shooting star that burned out way too soon. He was a larger than life kind of guy with a personality to match. He commanded attention of all who may have been around him. Not out of vanity but of his genuineness as a person. Everything he did, he did in a big way. I am so sorry for his loss. He had so much more to give.

Pat Castelli (Neeley)

June 11, 2019

Scott was like another son to me. Travis, Scott, Madison and Justin were the 4 Amigos in high school. He was a great kid, a huge heart, and I will miss his laugh, his outlook on life, and his smile.