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PITTSBURG -- Virgil Faires, age 63, was born Nov. 9, 1953 in Bolivar, Tenn., and passed away June 9, 2017 in Tyler, Texas.
Virgil was a Church of Christ minister serving the Lord in a number of churches, the last 28 years at the Greer Boulevard Church of Christ in Pittsburg, Texas.
He is survived by his wife: Melinda Faires of Pittsburg, Texas; 4 children: Frankie and Jennifer Faires of Argyle, Texas, Lacey and Bryan Boykin of Greeley, Colorado, Jordan and Greg Kummer of Carrolton, Texas, Josh Roper of Euless, Texas; 3 grandchildren: Jack, Aiden and Jolai; brother: John Faires of Hackett, Ark.; 5 sisters: Linda and David Bailey of Midland, Ark., Beverly and Tim Atkins of Bentonville, Ark., Teresa and Jimmy Griffin of Fayettville, Ark., Sandra and Mark Barnhill of Bolton, North Carolina., Terri and Wayne Hayami of Mililani, Hawaii.
He is preceded in death by his mother, Tina Santos Faires.
Pallbearers will be Josh Roper, Ryan Atkins, Haden Atkins, Tyler Reynolds, Mike Kemp and Mike Reynolds.
Services were held Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Pittsburg. There was a private family graveside at Watson Cemetery in Bivins, Texas, following the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Greer Blvd Church of Christ, P.O. Box 414, Pittsburg, Texas 75686.

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