Carlos D. Fairchild, age 63, of Burnside, Kentucky, passed from this life on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

He was born on September 9, 1957 in Columbus, Ohio, the son of Orleanais Fairchild and the late Lawrence Fairchild.

Carlos was a member of Sonshine Mission Church in Columbus, Ohio. He retired from Southside Electric and was a volunteer firefighter for 19 years for Knob Fire Department. He loved camping, hunting, playing x-box, and watching NASCAR, but most of all he cherished his family.

He was preceded in death by his father; Lawrence Fairchild, daughter; Bobbi Jo Fairchild, brothers; Harlan Fairchild and David Alley, and sisters; Lavonne Fairchild and Crystal Fairchild.

He is survived by his mother; Orleanais Fairchild of Tateville, his wife of 16 years, Jeanette Fairchild, sons; Sam Fairchild (Christen) of Ohio, Carlos Mitch Fairchild (Chelsea) of Ohio, and Paul Ash (Jennifer) of Oklahoma, daughters; Susan Larson (Brian) of Ohio, Barbara Elam (Corey) of Ohio, Gigi Ash of Oklahoma, and Missi Ash of Ohio, sisters; Mavis Alley (Ray) of Tateville, 20 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren, sister-in-law; Susan Alley, several nieces, nephews, and all of the neighborhood children that called him “papaw”.

Visitation will begin at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home with funeral service to begin at 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Southern Oaks Funeral Cemetery.

Per the family’s request, due to COVID-19, masks are required at the funeral home and there will be no meal provided after the service.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Carlos Fairchild.