Thomas J. Fair 1969-2018

NILES — Thomas John Fair, 48, of Niles, passed away following a courageous battle with cancer on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018 at 3:42 a.m. in the emergency room of Trumbull Regional Medical Center with his loving family by his side.

Tom was born Aug. 29, 1969, in Youngstown, the son of the late John and Vicky Smith Fair.

He was a graduate of Niles McKinley High School.

Mr. Fair was a seal coat specialist and the owner and operator of Fair’s Blacktop and Seal Coat.

He was a member of Niles Christian Assembly. Tom was happiest in his kitchen cooking for his family. He enjoyed shooting a game of pool and playing the blues on his guitar. Tom loved watching football and cheering on his Minnesota Vikings. He was a devoted family man and cherished the memories he made with them.

Tom is survived by his wife, Beth Hawkins Fair, whom he married Aug. 10, 1996; his mother, Vicky Dunlap of Niles; a daughter, Mindy Hake of Youngstown; three sons, Johnny, Tommy and Nathan Fair, all of Niles; two sisters, Kimberly (Don) Danko of Cincinnati and Dr. Christine (Kevin) Grassel of Mt. Gilead; and a granddaughter, Layla.

In addition to his father, Tom was preceded in death by Norman Dunlap, who raised him.

Calling hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27, 2018 at the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446. A funeral service will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018, at the funeral home with the Rev. Aaron Newell, pastor of Niles Christian Assembly, officiating. Interment will take place in Niles City Cemetery.

Friends and family may view the obituary and send condolences by visiting www.NicholasFuneralHome.com.

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