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Robert Fairchild

August 28, 1955 ~ September 14, 2017 (age 62)

   Robert Fairchild, age 62 a resident of Portland passed away Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. 

   Robert was born on August 28, 1955, in Libertyville, Illinois, the son of William and Lucille (Bleile) Fairchild.  He graduated from Portland High School in 1973 and earned a Bachelor’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University.  Robert worked for International Paper in Portland and was a member of the Portland Moose Lodge.  He was an avid golfer and recorded a hole-in-one. 

        Survivors include:

    2 daughters:  Jody Huey – Portland, Indiana

                            Jamie Fairchild – Portland, Indiana

     2 sisters:  Donna Bailey – Portland, Indiana

                       Faye Bailey (husband Robert) – Portland, Indiana

   His parents:  William and Lucille Fairchild – Portland, Indiana

   3 grandchildren

  2 nephews and several cousins. 

     He was preceded in death by a sister, Rita Fairchild. 

     Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Williamson and Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in the IOOF Twin Hill Cemetery in Pennville. 

    Memorials may be directed towards the Jay County Humane Society or Family LifeCare.  


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
September 23, 2017

10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371

Funeral Service
Saturday
September 23, 2017

2:00 PM
Williamson, Spencer and Penrod Funeral Homes - Portland Chapel
208 N. Commerce
Portland, IN 47371


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