Robert C. Fairfield Sr.

Mon, 04/15/2024 - 10:30am

Robert C. “Bob” Fairfield Sr., 91, passed away April 10, 2024 at Midcoast Senior Health Center in Brunswick.

He was born in Augusta July 18, 1932, a son of George W. and Daisy H. (House) Fairfield Sr.

He graduated from Wiscasset Academy in 1950, and entered the United States Army, serving during the Korean War. Sept. 6, 1952, he married Kathleen “Kay” L. (Bronson) Fairfield. He owned and operated several restaurants in Damariscotta and Wiscasset. After closing Fairfield’s, in Wiscasset he cooked Meals on Wheels for residents in Lincoln and Sagadahoc counties.

Robert was a member of the Masons in Damariscotta, the American Legion in Wiscasset, the Huntoon Hill Grange; he served as a selectman for Town of Wiscasset. The Wiscasset Town Report was dedicated to him in 2011. He received a lifetime achievement award from the Wiscasset Area Chamber of Commerce.

He enjoyed cooking, music, singing, dancing and especially spending time with family and many friends.

He was predeceased by his wife, Kathleen “Kay” L. Fairfield on March 2, 2007, a daughter, Kandy L. (Fairfield) Ward, May 21, 2017, three brothers, George Fairfield Jr., Fred Fairfield and Schyler Fairfield, and one sister Beverly (Fairfield) Haley

Robert is survived by three sons, Robert “Bob” C. Fairfield Jr. and his wife Migdalia of Maryland, Gary N. Fairfield and his wife Janet of Alna and Peter I. Fairfield of Greenville, Kentucky; Robert’s longtime companion, Charlotte Hagan of Woolwich, who he made his home with for the last 16 years; one brother, Richard Fairfield and his wife Carmelita of Florida; one sister, Madelene Langelier of Florida; seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, 3 great-great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews,

Visiting hours will be held on Sunday, April 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at Daigle Funeral Home, 819 High Street, Bath. A funeral service with Military Honors will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 22 at the Wiscasset Congregational Church. A gathering of family and friends will follow in the church fellowship hall. Burial will be at the Alna cemetery at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Susan G. Komen for breast cancer, in memory of his daughter Kandy at

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