- Born in Salem to William and Bernice Fair of Stayton,
Charles went to school K-12 in Stayton where he played
football, basketball, golf, and was a member of Stayton High
School Letterman's Club. He attended Oregon State University
for two years. Charles owned a rock quarry in Santiam Canyon
in the mid-1970s. He worked for LR Moyer & Co., as well as
worked over 20 years for Emery & Sons until he retired.
married Mary Ann Paulson in 1992. Mary passed in 2015. Charles
loved to fish and hunt. Mary had a room built just for him to
display his game mounts. Charles left behind hunting buddies
and friends that will miss him greatly.
is survived by his mother, Bernice, a son, Andrew Fair, a
granddaughter, Charlotte, and a sister, Donna Becker.
Preceding him in death were his wife, Mary, and his father,
remembering Charles, an informal potluck will be at St.
Patrick’s Grange 567 7th St. Lyons at 2:00 pm September 10.
Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.