Tommy Lerue Fairchild, age 63 of Estill Springs passed away Sunday, January 25, 2015 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, January 28 at 11 AM at the Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home Chapel. Visitation with the family will be Wednesday, January 28 from 9 AM until service time. Burial will follow on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 1:30 PM at Highland Cemetery, Hattiesburg, MS.
A native of Forrest County, MS, he was the son of the late Halbert Lerue and Marie Scruggs Fairchild. Mr. Fairchild was a retired teacher from the Tullahoma City School System. He was an avid Waterfowl hunter and member of the Middle TN Amateur Retrievers Club.
Mr. Fairchild is survived by one son, Cabot Fairchild of Atlanta, GA; one sister, Jeanna Lofton of Hattiesburg, MS; three nephews and former wife, Gloria Fairchild of Sunnyvale, California.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made to the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center or the Birddog Foundation.
Online condolences may be made at www.davesculbertsonfuneralhome.com.
Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.