Louis James Fair was born on August 14, 1954 to Wilfred Fair, Jr. and Vergie Benjamin Fair entered into eternal rest on January 4, 2021.
Louis was educated in Hartford Connecticut at A.I. Prince Tech High School. Louis went on to join the Army in 1971 and was honorably discharged in 1972.
Louis worked as a heavy machinery operator for most of his life. Louis was a phenomenal chef, at one point operating his own small restaurant, in Durham called "Homie's Grill". He was also a great singer and enjoyed performing at open mic nights in local venues. He also he enjoyed both modeling as a career and performing as a lead guitar player and singer as part of a local band in Connecticut.
Louis leaves to cherish his memory his children, Cassandra Smith-Denson (of Pembroke, GA), Louis Fair II, Stedman Fair, Arvis Fair, and Langston Fair, (all of Durham, NC); Grand Children, Ashlan Smith, Jocilynn Denson, Kaylen Denson, Louis Denson (all of Springfield, MA) and Azaria Fair (of Durham, NC.); Siblings, Avon Fair (New York), Anthony Fair (California), Amy Jasmin Fair-Ward, Ives Fair-Songster, Vera Fair-Hamilton, Amos Clovis Fair (all of Waterbury, CT) and Alsie Fair (of Toronto; Fiancé: Marquita Sweat (Durham, NC) and God-son: Romelo; and a host of family and friends.