Clarence C. O'Hair

Friday, December 4, 2009

Clarence C. O'Hair, 84, of Greencastle, and wintering in Pharr, Texas since 1985, died Thursday, Dec. 3, 2009 at the Mill Pond Health Campus.

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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