Dale Milton Fairchild, 77, died August 4, 2013 at Arlington Villa Nursing Home in Arlington, Texas.
Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 at Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Stringer Family Chapel with interment at Old Crystal Springs Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.
Dale was born in Crystal Springs on Jan. 28, 1936. He met and married his high school sweet heart Betty Clower there. Dale joined the United States Air Force shortly after graduating from high school and served his country with honor during the Korean War. After leaving the military he and Betty moved about the country and eventually settled in Arlington, Texas, where they spent the greater part of their lives together. Dale lost his beautiful wife of 57 years to leukemia on August 3, 2012.
Survivors include: sons James Fairchild, Arthur Fairchild, Glenn Fairchild, Brian Fairchild; and daughter Bonnie Crook; eight grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.