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Denver B Adair
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1921
Piney
Adair County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 2011
Talihina
Le Flore County
Oklahoma, USA

Denver Bates Adair, the son of Julius Kimsey Adair and Fannie Eulilia (Edmiston) Adair, was born January 10, 1921, in the Piney Community of Adair County, Oklahoma. He passed from this life January 21, 2011, at the Veterans Center in Talihina, Oklahoma at the age of 90 years and 11 days. Denver was a World War II veteran of the U.S Army. His service included the European Theatre during the Normandy Day Invasion. He was part of the Utah Beach Wave, where he served as a medical technician. After an honorable military discharge, Denver returned home and began farming and working as an auto mechanic. He loved to hunt, fish and was an avid sportsman. In his younger years he enjoyed playing baseball and loved to watch baseball and football games on television. He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, John, Kimsey, Connie and Chester Adair; three sisters, Helen Blakemore, Hazel Grooms and Virginia Dowell and two nieces, Mary Katherine Adair and Sharon Ruth Blakemore. His surviving family includes one brother, Jess Adair and wife, Louise, of Stilwell and several nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, January 26, 2011, at Piney Cemetery under the direction of Hart Funeral Home. 
 
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 Parents:
  Julius K. Adair (1881 - 1966)
  Eula F. Edmiston Adair (1883 - 1957)
 
 Siblings:
  Hazel Adair Grooms (1917 - 2007)*
  Helen Christine Adair Blakemore (1919 - 1991)*
  Denver B Adair (1921 - 2011)
  Jess E. Adair (1923 - 2014)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Piney Cemetery
Westville
Adair County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: MillieBelle
Record added: Jan 23, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 64556689
Denver B Adair
Added by: Wes T.
 
Denver B Adair
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- OkieBran
 Added: May. 2, 2016
Best of the Best
- Tanya Bonstein Johnson
 Added: Dec. 13, 2015
Special salute to a D-Day soldier. Think of the movie "Saving Private Ryan," and the scene on the beach... this man actually lived it and survived to tell about it. Thank God we had men like Denver Adair there. Rest in peace, Sir.
- Wes T.
 Added: Nov. 12, 2013
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