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David L. Fairchild, 71, of Benton passed away Monday, April 15, at UAMS Medical Center. Dave was born July 27, 1941, in Ottumwa, Iowa.
Dave was a member of Salem United Methodist Church. He was employed at McKimmey Real Estate in North Little Rock for many years, and was a U.S. Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Florence Fairchild of Iowa.
Dave is survived by his wife, Sondra; three sons, Dennis Fairchild and wife Eve of Jacksonville, Fla., Darrin Fairchild and wife Holly of Pella, Iowa, and Randy Linestand and wife Charlotte of Rothdrum, Idaho; grandchildren, Will, Grant, Luke, Andrew, Kaitlyn Fairchild, Megan Linestand, Stepsons, PJ and Todd Sanders of Benton; step-granddaughters, Lauren, Morgan, Cecily Sanders; siblings, Larry Fairchild, Beverly Jones and Peggy Fairchild of Iowa; sisters-in-law, Janette Lovell and Beverly Loeschner; and a brother-in-law, Ron Ulmer.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 20, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Visitation is set from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday before the service.
Memorials may be made to UAMS Cancer Institute or Salem United Methodist Church, 1647 Salem Road, Benton, AR 72019.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Family comments: The family gives special thanks to the staff at UAMS 4th floor ICU for their compassionate care of Dave.