Philip Fair and Cecilia Hopson were married Aug. 21, 1970 in Jacksonville, Florida. They graduated from Bob Jones University. Philip Fair has served in pastorates in Ohio and West Virginia. He is also Assistant Pastor at Marietta Bible Center Church and Communications Director at Independent Baptist Mission for Asians. Mrs. Fair was a teacher at Stanleyville, Phillips, Norwood, and Marietta Christian Schools (and principal for 16 years). She also taught in Milford, Ohio.

The couple have five children, Joel of Albany, Benjamin of South Parkersburg, Deborah (John) Adkins of Sumter, S.C., Daniel (Kayla) of Logan, and Jonathan of Springfield, Virginia. The couple’s greatest joy and pride has been to serve the Lord Jesus Christ throughout the years. The couple thanks all friends and family who have had a part in their lives.


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