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Robert Lee Adair
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Birth: Mar. 28, 1925
Death: Oct. 23, 2003


Robert Lee Adair was born March 28, 1925 in Kansas City, MO to Orien B. and Ida E Adair. He departed this life October 23, 2003 at the home in Oklahoma City, OK. He was married June 8, 1952 to Dorothy A. David. They made their first home in Norman, OK. They started a business selling sandwiches to the Fraternity and Sorority Houses on the OU campus. The project was a successful business, later about 1948 becoming an oil business dealing with buying and selling oil & gas leases, and joining oil producers in small lease interests. The business which began in 1948 is still an active business. Bob entered the Navy in 1942 and served in the Pacific Theatre. He was honorably discharged in 1945. He received an associate degree at Graceland College, Lamoni, Iowa. He received his Bachelor degree in journalism at Oklahoma University at Norman. Bob and Dorothy led a very active life participating in hiking, camping, swimming, which included teaching swimming and life saving. They spent time sailing off the Hawaiian Coast, scuba diving in the Caribbean sea. In later life they ballroom danced winning 3 state and national trophies. They spent many hours taking lessons and practicing polka dance. Bob was active in the American Legion. Bob was preceded in death by his parents Orien and Ida Adair, older brother, Baron Adair of CO. He is survived by his wife, Dorothy of the home, two brothers, James E Adair and wife Bertha of Shidler, OK, Gerald D. Adair and wife June of Stonebluff, OK. A number of nephews and nieces, Charles Adair and wife Ejah, of Colorado Springs, CO, Renee J. Corneilson and husband Ralph of Colorado Springs, CO and Joel Adair of Colorado Springs, CO, Harold D Adair, and wife Deborah of Stonebluff, OK, Alesia J Landis and husband Daniel of Broken Arrow, OK, Mark Adair and wife Martha of Dennison, TX and Barton K Adair and wife Carla of Enid, OK. They have a great number of Great Nieces and Nephews, as well as a host of friends and neighbors. A Memorial Service will be October 31, 2003 at 1:30 PM, Demuth Funeral Home, 1145 W. Britton Rd. Oklahoma City, OK.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Orien Barton Adair (1892 - 1972)
  Ida E Smith Adair (1900 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Dorothy A. David Adair (1925 - 2006)
 
 Sibling:
  Robert Lee Adair (1925 - 2003)
  Gerald Douglas Adair (1932 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Britton Cemetery
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Jul 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 28363958
Robert Lee Adair
Added by: shirley tauer
 
Robert Lee Adair
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- shirley tauer
 Added: Oct. 16, 2011

- shirley tauer
 Added: Jul. 18, 2008
 
 
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