William Lawrence Fairchild of Ripley, WV, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at the Cedar Ridge Nursing Home, Sissonville, WV, at the age of 78 years, 1 month, and 29 days. He was born Sunday, October 6, 1940, at Hickory Grove, Morgan County, KY, son of the late Roy & Bessie Brown Fairchild.
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Lawrence was a retired farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Roy & Bessie Fairchild and six brothers, Edward, Silven, Roy Jr., Vernal, Charlie Wilbern, and Earnest Fairchild.
He is survived by two sons, Wayne Bevins of Vanceburg, KY and George Ray Fairchild of OH; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren; one brother, James & Vickie Fairchild of Batavia, OH; two sisters, Dorothy Boisel and Wilma & Johnny Sexton all of West Liberty, KY; special sister-in-law, Gail Fairchild; a special neighbor, Carolyn Marks; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside service 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 7, 2018 at the Fairchild Cemetery, Hwy 1002, West Liberty, with Rev. Vernon Lewis officiating. Burial to follow.
Pallbearers: Family & Friends.
Potter Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.