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Ellis P. Fairchild


Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes

202 Maple Ave., Oak Hill, Ohio 45656


(p) 740-682-6696


Ellis P. Fairchild, age 88, of Oak Hill, Ohio passed away suddenly Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at Holzer Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Win, KY to the late Frank and Clova (Adams) Fairchild.

He is survived by his children, Kenny (Jenny) Fairchild, of Columbus, Dallas (Vicki) Fairchild, of Oak Hill, Peggy Boggs, of Oak Hill, Brenda (Chester) Sayre, of Columbus; brother, Hobert Fairchild, of Rio Grande; two sisters, Oma Snyder, of Jackson and Louise Farley, of Oak Hill. Also surviving are eight grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his son, Paul Fairchild; brothers, Clarence, James and Bill Fairchild; sisters, Eloise Curtis and Opal Woolum; and granddaughter, Violet Fairchild.

Ellis enjoyed and fishing and especially coon hunting. He loved being around his family, especially his children and his grandchildren.

Friends may call Friday, July 16, 2021 from 4-8 PM at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Funeral services will be held 11:00 Saturday, July 17, 2021. Burial will follow in Hill Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to

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