John R Fairchild, 57, of Wilton, CT passed away suddenly on June 4, 2018. John was a longtime Wilton resident and proud owner of Fairchild Plumbing Services.

Born in Norwalk he was the son of the late Russell and Mary Fairchild and grandson of the late Lester and Rosalie Fairchild. He graduated from Wilton High School in 1979.

When not working John could be found trout fishing, tending to his garden, or paintballing. He felt blessed by the generous support of the Wilton community and was a strong advocate for the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps.

John is survived by his wife, Linda, his beloved children, Jonathan and Allison, and her husband, Chris. He is lovingly remembered by his brother, Daniel, sister-in-law Jaci, his nieces Kailee and Emilee, as well as his Aunt Carol Fairchild Smith and cousins Chris, Russell, Claudia, Sally, and their families. In addition, he is survived by a multitude of loving in-laws, friends, and his treasured feline pets.

His family will receive friends on Sunday June 10 from 2 to 6pm at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave Norwalk.  Services and burial shall be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to the Wilton Volunteer Ambulance Corps, 234 Danbury Rd. Wilton, CT 06897.