Clyde S. Fairfield, 96, of Aurora, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020, at High Pointe Health, Lawrenceburg, IN. Clyde was born March 24, 1924, in Aurora, Indiana, the son of the late Mamie (Kaster) and James Fairfield. He graduated from Aurora High School. Clyde served his country in the US Army Air Corps during World War II and was stationed in England. He retired from Seagrams Distillery after 47 years. Clyde is survived by his wife Lois (Waldon) Fairfield whom he married on May 18, 1946. He was a member of Mt Tabor United Methodist Church. Clyde enjoyed gardening, camping, fishing, hunting and painting. Clyde was an artist. His painting of the riverboat hung in the Building and Loan for years.
Clyde is survived by his sons Clyde S. Fairfield, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida; Richard I. (Mary) Fairfield of Aurora; and Timothy W. (Beth) of Aurora. Grandchildren Heather (Fairfield) Carfaro, Jacksonville, FL; Sean Fairfield, Houston, TX; Dustin (Alisha) Fairfield, Jacksonville, FL; Kris (Erin) Fairfield; Kara (Fairfield) Moore, Aurora; Nicholas (Tabitha) Fairfield, Madison, WI; Rachel Fairfield, Jacob Fairfield, and Samuel Fairfield, Aurora. He was preceded in death by his son Randy (Sandy) Fairfield, Aurora; brother James (Cleo) Fairfield, Jr.; and sister Mary (Fairfield) Abdon.
Family and friends will be received from 11:00-12:00, Monday, August 24, 2020 at Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora. Private Services will be held at 12:00.
Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.
Contributions may be made to the Mt. Tabor UMC. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.
Due to the current situation dealing with COVID-19, we are following the directives from Governor Holcomb and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention concerning large events and mass gatherings. The family deeply appreciates the support and love shown from friends, but the health and well being of everyone in our community is of top priority. We are asking everyone who will be in attendance to please remember the social distancing guidelines at all times, and the wearing of masks is highly recommended.
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