Robin Katherine Fairchild, 73, Overbrook: Oct. 21, 1947 – Aug. 11, 2021 – Osage County Online | Osage County News

Robin Katherine Fairchild, 73, Overbrook: Oct. 21, 1947 – Aug. 11, 2021

OVERBROOK, Kan. – Robin Katherine Fairchild, 73, of Overbrook, Kan., passed away Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2021, at Brookside Retirement Community, Overbrook. She was born Oct. 21, 1947, in Greenwich, Conn., the daughter of William and Audrey James.

She grew up most of her life in Vero Beach, Fla., graduating from Vero Beach High School with the class of 1965. Following graduation she attended and graduated from secretarial college. Early in her life, Robin was an account manager for a condominium sales company in Vero Beach. She later became a bookkeeper for Skillmaster Builder, Phoenix Ariz., and Houston, Texas, and retired from Proler Construction, Houston, as a bookkeeper.

Robin loved to garden. She always had beautiful flowers blooming at her house. She was an avid reader. She also had a very keen eye for designer purses and was always ready to buy one when out shopping.

On Dec. 23, 1989, Robin was united in marriage to John Fairchild, at Forth Farms, Overbrook. They shared 31 years of love and commitment together.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and a beloved stepson, Scott Fairchild.

She is survived by her husband, John Fairchild, Overbrook; sister, Diane Bell, Houston; two nephews, Christopher Bell and Geoffrey Bell, both of Houston; step-granddaughter, Eva Marie Fairchild; step-great-grandchild, Brooklyn; sister-in-law, Laurie Shuck and her husband, Dave, Overbrook; brother-in-law, Mike Forth and his wife, Terri, Overbrook; and many nieces and nephews.

To celebrate Robin’s life, a graveside funeral service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 17, at Overbrook Cemetery, Overbrook.

Memorial contributions can be made to American Legion Post 239 of Overbrook, and sent in care of Lamb-Roberts-Price Funeral Home, PO Box 268, Overbrook, KS 66524. Condolences can be left at

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