CELINA, Ohio — John Eathen Fast, 80, of rural Celina, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017, at Mercy Health - St. Rita’s Medical Center in Lima.

He was born Jan. 10, 1937, in Mercer County, to the late Carson C. and Loretta M. (Now) Fast.

He married Ada Ruth (Enyart) on June 25, 1960, and she survives.

Other survivors include:

Daughter — Twyla (Pete) Hayes of Rockford;

Son — John Douglas (Tammey) Fast of Live Oak, Florida;

Siblings — Wilma Snyder of Dublin, Larry (Mary Lou) Fast of Sylvania, Janis (Ron) Malish of Centerville, James (Pat) Fast of St. Marys and Vickie (Rick) Muse of Westerville;

In-laws — Mary Fast, Mary (Gene) Steiner, Joshua Howell, Mae Enyart and Jeanie Enyart.

Preceding him in death were his brother, Dean Fast, and in-laws, Dorothy (Robert) Flore, Don Enyart, Barbara Enyart, Jean Howell, Mike Enyart and Jerry Enyart.

Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Mt. Tabor Church of God, Celina, with Pastor Darwin Dunten and Pastor Richard Van Horn officiating. Burial will follow at Mercer Memory Gardens, Celina.

Calling hours are 4 - 8 p.m. on Friday at W.H. Dick & Sons-Hellwarth Funeral Home in Celina, and an hour prior to the time of services on Saturday at the church.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at dickandsonshellwarthfh.com.