Kaci Fairchild

Kaci Leann Fairchild, 29, of Harwood, passed away Thursday, October 11, 2012. She was born December 31, 1982 in Andrews, Texas the daughter of Larry Owen Loffler and Audrey D'Ann Smith. She was a graduate of Seminole High School and attended Western Texas University. Kaci was the safety and human resources manager with Venture Energy Services. She had previously worked with the Texas Oncology Center in both Midland and San Marcos for several years. She will always be remembered as a compassionate and caring employee and was the favorite wherever she worked. Kaci's smile could brighten up everyone's day. Kaci and Travis Fairchild both enjoyed the music of Aaron Watson and a concert of his composed their first date. Whether it was during Aaron's rendition of "Leather and Lace" or "Summertime Girl," somewhere in that concert Travis knew that Kaci's sparkling eyes, infectious smile and lust for life were the qualities he was searching for in a partner for life. Kaci and Travis married August 30, 2008 in Seminole, Texas. They enjoyed travel, recently returning from an Alaskan trip, and were looking forward to a trip to Hawaii. Kaci was an avid photographer; she loved craft work and spending time with her dogs Charlie, Herbie and Molly. Kaci became a deer hunter last year and was eager to go with Travis again this season. Because of gentle manner and fun-loving heart she was a favorite aunt to her nieces and nephews Jayden Contreras, Braylee and Rostyn Moorefield and Jewel and Faith Short. She loved to visit with friends and will be remembered as a spirited individual with a wonderful smile and personality. She is survived by her loving husband Travis Fairchild of Harwood; parents Audrey D'Ann Blackmon and husband Dusty of Seminole, Larry Owen Loffler and wife Tanya of Driftwood; sisters Madison Loffler of Austin, Katlin Moorefield and husband, Gaidge of Seminole, and Dallas Blackmon of Seminole; and brother Kolt Blackmon of Seminole; Grandparents Bob and Shirley Loffler of Seminole, Lenda and Eugene Blackmon of Seminole and Jim and Sandra Morgan of Denver City. She was preceded in death by her grandparents Perlena and Dean Smith. Visitation will be held 6 until 8 p.m. Monday, October 15 at Seydler-Hill Funeral Home in Gonzales. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, October 16 at the First United Methodist Church in Gonzales with Reverend Andy Smith officiating. A memorial service will be held at South Seminole Baptist Church in Seminole, Texas on Friday, October 19, at 10:00 a.m. Pallbearers include Cody Fleming, Shad Fleming, Jeff Loffler, Brent McKinley, Gaidge Moorefield and Gere Pallis. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Seydler-Hill Funeral Home, 906 St. Paul, Gonzales, TX (830)672-3232.

Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on Oct. 15, 2012