Born June 7, 1925 in the Brick Chapel area, he was the son of Ernest and Nettie Johnson O'Hair. He was a 1944 graduate of Bainbridge High School. He married Doris Keck on July 18, 1947, and she survives.
He was a United States Army Veteran, having served during World War II.
Mr. O'Hair had been employed with I.B.M. for 30 years, retiring in 1985. He was a member of the First Baptist Church, Greencastle; an avid golfer; and a former member of the Bainbridge Lions Club and Bainbridge Fire Department.
Survivors include his wife; two daughters, Bobbi Canada and husband Larry of Pittsboro and Patti Martin and husband Gary of Pittsboro; a son, Ernie O'Hair and wife Becky of Crawfordsville; three sisters, Velma Dawes of Indianapolis, Ada Craver of Greencastle and Doris Smith and husband Lawrence of Greencastle; a brother, Jim O'Hair and wife Virginia of Greencastle; six grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home with Pastor Randy McNeely officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Brick Chapel Cemetery.
Calling will be at the funeral home from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Phi Beta Psi national Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 14, Pittsboro, IN 46167.
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