A memorial service was held on Dec. 5 for Joshua Fairchild, 62, of Ivanhoe. He passed away on Nov. 26.

He was born on April 10, 1941 to John Henry Fairchild and Eleanor Marjorie Schnapel (Kinser) in Tulare. He was raised in Exeter then moved to Ivanhoe where he was a resident for about 28 years.

Beloved father and grandfather, he will be missed.

He is survived by daughter, Rhonda Fairchild and her children, Sarah, Kristina and Deborah Tarvin, Jonathan Fairchild, Savannah and Star Martinez of Visalia; daughter, Robin Wall and husband Jason and their children, Anyssa, Jaslyn, Jenna and J.T. Wall of Farmersville; brothers, Jacob and wife Betty Fairchild of Visalia, Jay and wife Ruby Fairchild of Exeter and Joe and wife Irene Fairchild of Oregon; sister, Judy Tuttle of Ivanhoe; numerous nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John Fairchild of Ivanhoe and Jared Fairchild of Exeter; sisters, Violet Isaacs of Visalia, Roseanne Overshiner of Indiana, Amy Guild of Farmersville and Irene Dillon of Exeter.

Arrangements were under the direction of Evans-Miller Exeter Chapel.

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