John Scott Fairchild, 46, Silver Lake: March 21, 1969 – Aug. 6, 2015

081215-John-FairchildSILVER LAKE – John Scott Fairchild, 46, of Silver Lake, Kan., found peace Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, at his home. He was born March 21, 1969, in Topeka, the son of John J. Fairchild and Connie (Cooper) Fairchild.

In 1988, he graduated from the Robert E. Lee High School in Houston, Texas. Scott was a career auto mechanic specializing in Chevrolets and Hondas.

Scott married Anita Herechski, they later divorced.

He was an avid NASCAR fan and enjoyed watching No. 3 Dale Earnhardt Jr. race. He also enjoyed spending time with family.

Scott was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Don and Joyce Forth; maternal grandfather, Dean Cooper; and step grandfather, Floyd Bishop.

He is survived by his daughter, Eva Marie Fairchild, Topeka; a granddaughter, Brooklyn Allerheiligen, Topeka; his father, John J. Fairchild and wife, Robin, Overbrook; his mother, Connie Fairchild, Topeka; a sister, Julie Fairchild Cote’, Osage City; maternal grandmother, Ada Bishop, Topeka; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins.

A celebration of life will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Anderson-Raible American Legion Post 239, 16119 S. Shawnee Heights Road, Overbrook.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association sent in care of Greenwood-Roberts Funeral Home, 730 Western Heights Drive, P.O. Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524.

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