SCOTT CITY - Dean R. Fairchild, age 89, died Feb. 1, 2021, at the Scott County Hospital in Scott City, KS. He was born on Sept. 6, 1931, in Scott City, the firstborn of twin sons to H.R. and Laura Greenlee Fairchild. He attended school in Scott City, graduating from SCHS in 1949. Dean joined the US Air Force in 1951. He entered Fort Hays State University earning a BA degree in History and a Master of Science in History. In August of 1962, he began a 30-year career, teaching History at Scott City High School. In 1962, Dean married Sandra Wenderott in Scott City, KS. On May 27, 1972, Dean married Patricia “Pat” Ford in Scott City, KS. She died May 13, 2018 in Garden City, KS.
Dean is survived by daughter, Ragan Bonsi of Mission, KS; son, Brent Fairchild of Hutchinson, KS; step-son, Jeff Ford of Rathdrum, ID; 11 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; twin brother, Dale Fairchild; and one step-son, Jim Ford.
Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. Feb. 6, 2021, at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, KS. Services will be streamed live on Facebook at Price and Sons Funeral Home page (www.facebook.com/priceandsons) starting at 1:55 p.m.Interment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, KS. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, can be made to the El Quartelejo Museum in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home. PO Box 553, Scott City, KS, 67871. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Price & Sons Funeral Home in Scott City, KS.
Posted online on February 03, 2021