|Birth: ||Dec. 6, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 4, 2008|
PEORIA - Charles M. Lair, 78, of Peoria died at 7:31 a.m. Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at Proctor Hospital in Peoria.
He was born Dec. 6, 1929, in Edwards, Ill., a son of Merlin and Emily King Lair.
Surviving are one sister, Janet (Romie) Elam of Washington; three brothers, George Lair of Colorado City, Colo., William (Helen) Lair of Linden, Tenn., and Carl (Peggy) Lair of Pontiac; many nieces and nephews; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Susan Kellems and Leeda Lair.
He was a United States Army veteran, inducted in 1951 and honorably discharged in 1953 as corporal.
Charles worked as a mail carrier for the Peoria Post Office for 29 years, retiring on Dec. 6, 1989. He was also the former editor of the post office newsletter, Footprints.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, 2008, at Davison-Fulton Woodland Chapel in Peoria, where visitation will be one hour prior to services. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery in Peoria.
Created by: Jeanette
Record added: Feb 14, 2008
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