Charles E. “Sonny” Fair
February 03, 1934 ‒ June 06, 2015
Charles E. “Sonny” Fair, Age 81 of Centerburg, died Saturday morning June 6, 2015 at his residence surrounded by his family.
He was born on February 3, 1934 in Tiffin, Ohio to the late Chrislie M. and Alice (Meilluer) Fair. He was a Korean Conflict US Navy Veteran and retired from the City of Columbus Division of Water with 15 years of service. He was a faithful attendee of the St. John Neumann Catholic Church.
Sonny loved his family and treasured every moment spent with his wife, children and grandchildren. He was very proud of his service to our country in the Navy and shared his memorabilia and stories with the students at Centerburg High School for the past 10+ years. Sonny also was doing research into family genealogy and loved surfing the internet.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years: Barbara M. ”Baby” (Szablewski) Fair and they were married May 12, 1956; son: Ronald E. Fair of Centerburg; daughter: Annette (Scott) Sells of Mount Vernon; grandchildren: Nicole, Tayce, Edward, Hannah (Jeff) and great grandchildren: Wayne, Zerilda, Duane, Cyrus; brother: Jerry Fair of San Jacinto, CA.; sister: Mary Tower of Columbus.
Preceded in death by brothers: Keith and Chrislie Jr.; sister: Shirley Fair.
Friends may call Friday June 12, 2015 one hour prior to the 11:30 a.m. service at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury with Fr David Sizemore officiating. Inurnment in the Eastview Cemetery on Friday June 19, 2015 at 1 p.m. with Military Graveside Honors.
Memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Kindred at Home Hospice, 2800 Corporate Exchange Drive #140, Columbus, Ohio 43231 or Interchurch Social Services, 40 N. Clayton Street, Centerburg, Ohio 43011.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral is honored to serve the Fair Family and condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.