|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1955|
|Death: ||Feb. 9, 2009|
Gregory Edwin Adair, 53, died Monday, Feb. 9, 2009, at his cabin at the ranch in Cane Beds. Mr. Adair was born April 13, 1955, to Arnold Andrew and Nancy Ester Black Adair in Boulder City, Nev. In 1960, the family moved to Hurricane, Utah. Mr. Adair was a graduate of Hurricane High School class of 1973. Following graduation he attended Southern Utah State College where he met his future wife Noni. They were married Sept. 14, 1974, in Tuba City. The couple moved to Richfield, Utah, where Mr. Adair worked for BIA Richfield Dormitory as a recreational assistant. After living in Richfield for a year, they moved to Tuba City, where he was an emergency medical technician and attended the Navajo Police Academy and became a police officer for the Navajo Tribe. He then worked as a juvenile officer and then as a criminal investigator attending the FBI Criminal Investigation School in Glynco, Ga. He retired in 2007.
Mr. Adair very much enjoyed his grandchildren, especially taking them to Spur Ranch, Cane Beds. He was a wonderful family man who supported his family in all activities. It is especially evident between 1986 and 1992, when he supported his wife as she pursued and received her doctorate in pharmacy.
Mr. Adair enjoyed going to the flea markets and collecting antiques and anything western. He had a flair for interior decorating, whether it be at home, work or at the ranch. He was a very hard worker, tender hearted and had a great sense of humor. He was also a gifted storyteller. He enjoyed listening to classic rock music and was an Oakland Raiders fan. He also enjoyed doing genealogy and learning about his Scottish, Irish heritage.
Mr. Adair is survived by his wife, Noni Begaye Adair of Tuba City; daughters Amorelle (Walden), Amber,and Amanda Adair, all of Tuba City; six grandchildren; and siblings Dallas Arnold Adair, Sharon Weiss and LaVoy Marvin Adair.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Kevin Roland Adair.
A memorial service will be Friday at 3 p.m. at the Hurricane Valley Mortuary, 140 N. Main St., in Hurricane, Utah. Friends may gather from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the service. An additional memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Tuba City LDS Stake Center, Tuba City. Friends may gather from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to services. Interment will take place at the Spur Ranch, Cane Beds, at a later date.
Spilsbury Mortuary of St. George, Utah, is handling arrangements.
Arnold Andrew Adair (1914 - 1968)
Nancy Ester Black Adair (1918 - 2004)
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