Robert Dean Fair
April 19, 1929 ‒ August 06, 2018
Robert D. Fair of Delaware, Ohio and formerly of VanWert, Ohio — Robert D. Fair, age 89, passed away Monday, August 06, 2018.
Bob was born on April 19, 1929 in Middle Point, Ohio to the late Peter and Bernice (Scott) Fair. In 1947 Bob graduated from Middle Point School. After a few years working at Borden Foods in VanWert, Ohio, Bob joined the US Army where he proudly served as a Corporal in the Korean War from 1950 to 1952. Following his service, Bob returned to Borden Foods where he enjoyed a 40-year career. Initially, he worked as the office manager in VanWert and then in 1971 relocated to Borden’s Corporate Headquarters in Columbus, Ohio to join the Real Estate Department. Bob retired from Borden’s in 1987 to enjoy spending time with his family and pursue other interests.
For many years, Bob was a member of the First United Methodist Church in VanWert, Ohio. After moving to Delaware in 2002, Bob joined Asbury United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir. Bob loved music, especially listening to the Church organ as well as his daughter’s operatic performances. Bob was also an avid art glass enthusiast, running two art glass businesses, first with his mother in the early 1960s and then independently in the 1990s.
Those left to cherish his memory include his son, Rick (Becky) Fair, daughter, Deborah Fair, Bruce Bunyan; grandchildren, Jenn (Phil) Moir, Jillian Fair, Trent Bunyan and Trevor Bunyan; great-grandchildren, Noah, Ethan and Aubrey Moir.
The family will receive visitors at 10:00 am on Friday, August 10, 2018 at the Snyder Rodman Funeral Home, 1510 W. William Street, Delaware, OH 43015. A celebration of Bob’s life will follow at 11:00 am with a gravesite burial service to take place in VanWert, OH.
In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Asbury United Methodist Church, located at 55 West Lincoln Ave., Delaware, OH 43015
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The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center in Delaware is handling arrangements