Mr. Charles Joseph "Joe" Fairchild, 70
November 21, 2012
Memorial Park South
Mr. Charles Joseph "Joe" Fairchild, age 70, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, passed away Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at Northside Forsyth Hospital in Cumming, GA, following injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 pm Sunday, November 25, 2012 in the Chapel of Memorial Park South Funeral Home. The Reverend Jeff Benefield will officiate. The family will receive friends from 12:00 pm (noon) until 2:00 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
Joe was born January 1, 1942 in Detroit, Michigan and was the son of the late Joseph and Pauline Jones Fairchild.
Joe was married Charlene Roberts Fairchild (deceased) and then to Pat Osterberg. He lived in South California most of his life before moving to Sugar Hill, Ga. 8 years ago where he resided with his beloved companion Lucille Lentine. Joe was friendly and outgoing and had a sense of humor that made you like him instantly. There is nothing he liked better than a game of pool. Joe was a hard worker and worked two jobs when his children where young. At one time he owned his own business, manufacturing truck bed upholstery kits. He also spent one year working in Hawaii. He had an easy going manner that helped him achieve salesman of the month many times when he was a car salesman in California and a furniture salesman in California and in Georgia. You will be missed by your family and friends that love you so much.
Joe leaves behind, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Lori and Tim Hedberg of Flowery Branch, GA; Cindy and Shawn Harris of Knoxville, TN; Julie and Jerry Watson of Long Beach, CA; and Sandy and James Lucas of Buena Park, CA; nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild. He is also survived by a brother, Glenn Fairchild of Milton, FL; and sister and brother-in-law, Mary and Terry Ashmead of Fallon, NV.
In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to St. Judes Children’s Healthcare 5901-A Peachtree Dunwoody Road Atlanta, GA 30328.
Memorial Park South Funeral Home, 4121 Falcon Parkway, Flowery Branch, GA 30542. 770-967-5555. Online condolences atwww.memorialparkfuneralhomes.com