Kenneth Ray Fairchild Sr.

SCOTT CITY - Kenneth Ray Fairchild, Sr., age 77, died on March 2, 2020 at Sand Piper Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Wichita, KS. He was born July 3, 1942 in Scott City the son of Chester Earl Fairchild, Sr. and Velma Beatrice Hebler Fairchild. He married Sandra Jones Gillum in Scott City December 26, 1965, and later Becky Bruner Fairchild in Raton, NM August 29, 1973.


Kenneth was raised in Scott County and graduated from Scott Community High School. After graduation Kenneth served in the United States Army before moving back to establish his family and a career in farming and agriculture.


Survivors include his children, Kenneth Ray Fairchild, Jr. of Newton, KS, Rodney Fairchild, Rashell Neri, Lesli Bruner, a brother, Chester Fairchild, Jr. all of Wichita, KS, five grandchildren, and five Great-Grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, as well as Sandra, and Becky.


Funeral Service will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Scott City. Interment will follow at the Scott County Cemetery. Visitation will take placed at Boomhower Funeral Home in Dighton, Thursday from 1 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Friday from 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Kenneth Fairchild Memorial Fund in care of Boomhower Funeral Home, P.O. Box 891, Dighton, KS 67839. Condolences may be posted by visiting the Garnand Funeral Homes webpage.