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Jesse Lee Fairchild, Jr
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Birth: Jul. 18, 1926
Greenwell Springs
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Sep. 28, 2011
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Jesse Lee Fairchild, Jr., M.D., passed away at 6 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center-Mid City. He was 85 and a native of Greenwell Springs. He retired as a physician from the Greenwell Springs Tuberculosis Hospital with 26 years of service and continued working in the medical field with the state of Louisiana until retirement in 1980. He was a Navy veteran of World War II. Dr. Fairchild traveled extensively throughout his lifetime. He had a great interest in genealogy and history, which led him to author a book on the history of Greenwell Springs.

A memorial graveside service will be held at Port Hudson National Cemetery in Zachary. Arrangements entrusted to Seale Funeral Home.

Survived by his sister-in-law, Helen B. Fairchild, of Greenwell Springs; nephews, Patrick E. Fairchild and wife Beverly, of Grapevine, Texas, and Cordell Fairchild and wife Norma, of Clinton; and nieces, Cheryl F. Hood and husband Boyd, Pamela F. Cooley, and Patricia F. Kuehne and husband Roland, all of Greenwell Springs, and Marion F. Niles and husband Mark of Houston.

Preceded in death by his parents, Jesse Lee, Sr. and Georgia Elizabeth Mixon Fairchild; five brothers, George M., Nelson L., Robert M., Walter E. "Gene" and Joe Ed Fairchild; and nephew, Jesse Houston Fairchild.

He was of the Methodist faith and was a member of the East Baton Rouge Parish and Louisiana Medical societies.

Obituary published in The Advocate on October 4, 2011.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Jesse Lee Fairchild (1887 - 1959)
  Georgia Mixon Fairchild (1888 - 1977)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Morgan Fairchild (1918 - 2008)*
  Jesse Lee Fairchild (1926 - 2011)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
I HAVE NO REGRETS
 
Burial:
Port Hudson National Cemetery
Zachary
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: SECTION G, SITE 489
 
Created by: Rita Graves
Record added: Oct 04, 2011
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Jesse Lee Fairchild, Jr
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