(8-30-21) Below is the obituary and funeral arrangements for Triton HS Student-Athlete Cameron Fairchild who lost his life in a Saturday two-vehicle crash.

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OBITUARY

Cameron James Fairchild, age 17, of Warsaw, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, August 28, 2021 in Wells County, Indiana. Born on April 25, 2004, in Warsaw, Indiana, Cameron was the son of Ashley Carpenter and Billy Fairchild.

Cameron was a member of Warsaw Community Church where he accepted Christ as his personal Savior.  Cameron attended WCC student ministries. He enjoyed working during summer break at Heiman Construction.  He loved playing football, weightlifting, and spending time with his family and friends.  He especially enjoyed taking welding classes at Plymouth through Ivy Tech.

Cameron is survived by his mother,  Ashley Carpenter and Brodie Ewert of Warsaw, and his father, Billy Fairchild of Syracuse. Surviving maternal relatives include  grandparents, Kirk and Linda Swaidner of Winona Lake; Ted Carpenter and Robin Racolta of Bourbon, great grandparents, Charles and Elaine Fletcher of Etna Green, Verna and Wayne Carlin of Warsaw, Mary Carpenter and late Charles Carpenter of Etna Green, Jane Brallier and late Art Brallier of Winona Lake, Ward Swaidner of Michigan; uncles, Scott Swaidner of Lafayette,  Cody (Lacy) Carpenter of Nellis AFB, NV, and his special friend, Kora Slone.

Paternal surviving relatives include grandparents, Jenette and Bart Aker of Winona Lake; James Fairchild of Kentucky; aunts, Jessica Fairchild, Alyssa Lake, Stephanie Alsoudani, Kim Elisech, Paula Altamirano and Jenny Shepherd; siblings, Jeremiah Moody, Kennidee Reiff, Tanner and Taylor Reynolds and Marleigh Santamaria.

A visitation with family and friends is planned from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Warsaw Community Church. A funeral service in celebration of his life will begin at 11:00 a.m. on Friday September 3, 2021 at Warsaw Community Church. Pastors  Jordan Ickes and Ken Cooke will be officiating the services. Interment will follow in Etna Green Cemetery.

Memorial donations to assist Cameron’s family may be made to:

McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel

2290 Provident Ct. Warsaw, IN 46580