Tom Fairchild

Thursday, January 9, 2020

DEXTER, Mo. — Tom Fairchild, 93, died Jan. 7, 2020, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau.

Born Jan. 13, 1926, in Dexter, son of the late Orvial Fairchild and Hattie Pry Fairchild, was a veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II. He was a retired carpenter.

On Aug. 25, 1945, in Dexter, he married Mary Masterson, who survives of the home in Dexter.

In addition to his wife, survivors include: one daughter, Libby Parks and husband Bill of Benton; one sister, Mary Middleton of Dexter; and one grandson.

Visitation is from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter, where services will be at 11 a.m. Monday.

Burial will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield.