Jacob Hair

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STILLWATER, Okla. - Jacob "Jakie" Alexander Hair, 74, lost a hard-fought battle with Leukemia on August 26th, 2015. Born in White Pond, South Carolina on August 31st, 1940, Jakie farmed, painted, and worked at the Edisto Experiment Station as a means to send himself to college at Clemson University. He completed his B.S. and M.S. at Clemson, then went on to Virginia Polytechnic University and completed his Ph.D. in the field of animal parasitology in 1966. He is survived by his wife, Jana, and grandson, Trenton, both of the home; children, Kathy Hair Holsenback and Sheila Hair Fulmer, both of South Carolina; step-daughter Amy Key of Lubbock, Texas; and sisters, Polly Anna Hair Chapman and Sue Hair Roe, both of South Carolina. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel Matthias Hair and Susie May Webb Hair; daughter, Deborah Jean Hair Wilt; brother, Samuel Marvin Hair; sisters, Sam Ella Hair Dukes, Marian Hair Smith, and Mary Frances Hair Wilson.