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SGT Robert Lewis Adair, Sr

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SGT Robert Lewis Adair, Sr

  • Birth 6 Oct 1922 Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama, USA
  • Death 11 Jun 2015 Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA
  • Burial Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA
  • Memorial ID 88631640

Funeral service for Mr. Robert Lewis Adair Sr., 92, of Alexander City, will be Saturday, June 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm at the Flint Hill United Methodist Church. Rev. John Hill and Rev. Robert Looper will officiate. Burial will follow in the Flint Hill UMC Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Saturday, June 13, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at Flint Hill United Methodist Church.

Mr. Adair passed away on Thursday, June 11, 2015 at his residence. He was born on October 6, 1922 in Goodwater, Alabama to Robert Hurell Adair and Myrtle Ezell Smith Adair. He was a member of Flint Hill United Methodist Church and often cooked barbeque as a fundraiser for the church. Mr. Adair retired from the Army National Guard after serving honorably as a Chief Warrant Officer for over 30 years. As part of this service, he was in the Anti-Aircraft unit and served in World War II. Mr. Adair was an honorable and quiet man. He was an All-State running back in high school, enjoyed playing Rook, and was an avid Auburn and Braves fan.

He is survived by his step-son, Bobby James Duck (Patricia), of Crossville, TN; step-daughter, Gay Cummins of Tuscaloosa; son, Bobby Adair (Janice); special grandson, Blaine White (Kellie) of Anniston; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and brother, George Adair, of Alexander City.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Pauline Adair; parents; daughters, Celia McAlister and Carol Adair; son, David Adair; sister, Gene Sellers; and brother, Earl D. Adair.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Flint Hill United Methodist Church, 2858 Flint Hill Road, Alexander City, AL 35010.

Bio by: Margaret Brown Caldwell

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m. Dec 24, 1947






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  • Originally Created by: RobMinteer57
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  • Find A Grave Memorial 88631640
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for SGT Robert Lewis Adair, Sr (6 Oct 1922–11 Jun 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 88631640, citing Flint Hill Methodist Church Cemetery, Alexander City, Tallapoosa County, Alabama, USA ; Maintained by Dana Cook (contributor 47733985) .