Robin Katherine Fairchild, 73, of Overbrook, KS passed away Wednesday, August 11, 2021 at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook, KS. She was born October 21, 1947 in Greenwich, CT the daughter of William and Audrey James. She grew up most of her life in Vero Beach, FL graduating from Vero Beach High School with the class of 1965. Following graduation she attended and graduated from secretarial college. Early in her life Robin was an account manager for a condominium sales company in Vero Beach. She later became a bookkeeper for Skillmaster Builder in Phoenix AZ and Houston, TX and retired from Proler Construction of Houston, TX, as a bookkeeper. Robin loved to garden. She always had beautiful flowers blooming at her house. She was an avid reader. She also had a very keen eye for designer purses and was always ready to buy one when out shopping. On December 23, 1989, Robin was united in marriage to John Fairchild at Forth Farms, Overbrook, KS. They shared thirty-one years of love and commitment together. She was preceded in death by her parents and a beloved step-son, Scott Fairchild. She is survived by her husband, John Fairchild, Overbrook, KS; sister, Diane Bell, Houston, TX; two nephews, Christopher Bell and Geoffrey Bell, both of Houston, TX; step granddaughter, Eva Marie Fairchild; step great grandchild, Brooklyn; sister-in-law Laurie Shuck and her husband, Dave, Overbrook, KS; brother-in-law Mike Forth and his wife Terri, Overbrook, KS; and many nieces and nephews. To celebrate Robin’s life, a graveside funeral service will be 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Overbrook Cemetery, Overbrook, KS. Memorial contributions may be made to American Legion Post #239 of Overbrook sent c/o Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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