Mr. Lair was born April 9, 1953, in Beeville to Thomas B. and Goldie Sliva Lair. He was a carpenter by profession.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Goldie Lair; and his wife, Kathy Lair; and uncle and aunt, Jack and Mary Sue Lair.
Survivors include his companion, Karen Eckols of Stockdale, an aunt, Patsy Lair (Bobby) Covington of Dallas; an uncle, Jack (Sue) Lair of Plano; and numerous Lair, Doubrava and Sliva cousins.
A memorial service was held at Galloway & Sons Funeral Home Saturday, Aug. 10, at 1 p.m. with Rev. Carl Pickett officiating.
Galloway & Sons Funeral Home