James Mickey FainPublished 5:43pm Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A native of Spartanburg County, he was the loving husband to Olivia Bowers Fain and the son of the late James Lewis Fain and Willie Nora Fain. He worked as a Uniserve representative for the SCEA and NEA serving passionately as an advocate for teachers. He graduated with a master’s in history from the University of S.C., and was of the Lutheran faith.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, James Mickey Fain Jr. and his wife Rhonda of Landrum and Brian Ronnie Fain and his wife Elaine of Taylors; one daughter, Mamie Elizabeth Fain of Asheville, N.C.; two brothers, retired Lt. Col. Chaplain Philip Fain and his wife Judy and Brent Fain and his wife Nancy Jo of Pleasant Garden, N.C.; six grandchildren, Nicole, Joshua, Elias, Alexander, Tanner and Mason Fain; and two great-grandchildren, Courtney and Caitlin.
Memorial services were held on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Eggers Funeral Home Chapel of Boiling Springs with Rev. Norman Band officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice Compassus, 1923 E. Main Street, Duncan, SC 29334; H.A.L.T.E.R., P.O. Box 1403, Spartanburg, SC 29304; or to a charity of one’s choice.
E-condolences may be sent online to www.eggersfuneralhome.com.