James “Jim” L. Fast, 64, of Celina passed away at James Cancer Hospital, Columbus, OH on July 25, 2016 at 9:58 pm.  He was born January 14, 1952 in Celina.  He married Sara Miller Rayborn on January 7, 1999, and she survives at the residence in Celina.


Other survivors include his mother, Marie Prate Fast, St. Marys; three sons, Eric (Victoria Jennings) Fast, Orlando, FL, Jeff (Michelle) Rayborn, Tipp City, OH, and Kevin (Lauren) Rayborn, Chicago, IL; a sister-in-law, Sherry Fast, Sidney, OH; a brother-in-law, Steve Miller, Rossburg, OH; three grandchildren, Miley, Joslyn, and Jackson Rayborn; and several nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by his father, William Fast, Sr., a child that died before birth, Mitchell Fast; and two brothers, William Fast, Jr., and Michael Fast. 


Jim was a graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School.  He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber in 2007 after 37 years of service.


Jim loved spending time with his family and friends.  He enjoyed golfing, fishing hunting, archery, traveling and watching the OSU football. 


He was a member of the Celina Moose and Celina Eagles Lodge #1291.


Funeral services will begin at 12:00 pm on Friday, July 29, 2016 in the Cisco Funeral Home, Celina with Pastor Ron Hoeksema officiating; where the family will receive friends from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm prior to the service.


Burial will follow at the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens, Greenville, OH.


Donations can be made to OSU with the memo field to say Myeloma Research Fund #306144.  Please mail to James Development Office, P.O. Box 183112, Columbus, OH 43218-3112.


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