Robert F. Fairchild of Spring Hill, FL, age 85, died March 19, 2014, at Oak Hill Hospital, Brooksville, FL.
He was born in Johnstown, NY, the son of Everett and Marion Fairchild, and graduated from Johnstown High School in 1946. Robert is survived by his wife of 62 years, Audrey Neil Fairchild; and two sons, Bradley (Jane) of East Hampton, CT, and William (Jody); and one granddaughter, (Elizabeth) of Winsted, CT; also several cousins.
Bob was an avid sailor, spending many summers with his wife and family on their sailboat. He and Audrey migrated to Spring Hill in 1988, sailing from Albany, NY, to Spring Hill on their boat. Bob was a former member of the Hernando Beach Coast Guard Auxiliary, the Spring Hill Camera Club and the Hernando Aero Modelers Assn.
A memorial service was held on March 26 at the First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill. Memorial contributions may be made to the First United Methodist Church of Spring Hill. Interment will take place later at the convenience of the family.