Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
DALTON - Charles J. Fair, 85, died December 14, 2017 at Shady Lawn Assisted Care after a period of declining health. Services will be December 22 at 3:00 at Auckerman Church of God, with the Rev. Ken Thomas officiating. Burial will be at New Pittsburg Cemetery. Friends are welcome to attend the memorial service at Auckerman Church of God. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to New Pittsburg Fire Department, in care of Roger Kamp, 1466 Perry Township Road 35, Wooster; or Auckerman Church of God, 12292 Franchester RD., West Salem, OH 44287. Charles was born June 14, 1932, in Lodi, the son of Walter and Gladys (Stratton) Fair and married Charlotte J. (Weimer) Fair on Dec. 31, 1951. Charlotte passed away March 17, 2007. Charles had lived his adult life in the Congress and New Pittsburg area and was a graduate of Congress High School. Charles was a tool and die journeyman for General Motors, Mansfield retiring in 1991. Charles was active in multiple model T clubs, NEOLS (Northeast Ohio Live Steam) where he ran the multiple live steam and gas powered trains he built. Charles enjoyed building trains, car shows, train meets, men’s breakfast on Tuesday’s with lifelong friend James Ewing and watching sports.
Surviving are children, John (Mary) Fair of Dalton, Rodney (Martha) Fair of Holmesville, Cynthia (Kim) Herman of Millersburg, grandchildren; Elizabeth (Trevor) Geiser, Douglas (Jessica) Fair, Zachariah (Jennifer) Fair, Timothy (Ashley) Fair, Luke (Brittney) Fair, Shariah (Trey) Moehle, Turner Herman, Parker (Alexis) Herman, seven great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews and his beloved cat Smokey. Charles was preceded in death by his wife, infant daughter, parents, brothers Forrest and Benjamin Fair, sisters Helen Badger and Frances Wiles.
A special thanks to the staff of Shady Lawn, they made Charles’s stay an adventure as Charles’s did theirs’s.
McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster is assisting the family.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
New Pittsburg Fire Department, in care of Roger Kamp, 1466 Perry Township Road 35, Wooster; or Auckerman Church of God, 12292 Franchester RD., West Salem, OH 44287
December 22, 2017 at 3:00 PM at Auckerman Church of God, 12292 Franchester Rd., West Salem