Dr. William McNair Sr., 77
by Emanuel County Live | September 28, 2005 12:00 am
SOPERTON—Funeral for Dr. William Palmer McNair Sr., 77, was held Monday, Sept. 26, 2005 at 10 a.m. in the chapel of Sammons Funeral Home in Soperton with Rev. Paul Brown officiating. Burial was in Westview Cemetery in Soperton. He died Thursday, Sept. 22, 2005 at his home.
Dr. McNair was born to the late Clara Dye McNair and James Elisha McNair of Jefferson County on Jan. 1, 1928. He was married to Sue Reed Metcalf for 20 years. In 1957, Dr. McNair established a general practice of medicine and surgery in Soperton. He had also saw patients from Adrian and Emanuel County. He was preceded in death by a sister, Helen Georgeson; and three brothers, Tom McNair, Rufus McNair and Judson McNair.
Survivors include three sons, William P. “BoBo” McNair Jr. of China Spring, Texas; James “Jimmy” McNair of Soperton; and John Michael “Mike” McNair of West Palm Beach, Fla.; three sisters, Letisha Peel and Nell Arrington of Augusta; and Ann Sheffield of DeLand, Fla.; two brothers, George Ray McNair of Madison; and Lewis McNair of Huntsville, Ala.; and seven grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Bobby Joe Moxley, Joe Moxley, Melvin Phillips, Steve Hodgins, Patez Strickland, Robert Peel, Richard Dennard and Jim McNair.
Sammons Funeral Home had charge of arrangements.