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Alfred Don Adair


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Alfred Don Adair Alfred Don Adair, 74, passed away Tuesday August 30,2005 in Georgetown, Texas. He was born in Uvalde, Texas March 24,1931, one of six children to Lyman and Marjorie Adair, both now deceased. He was preceded in death by his sister, Doris Wilson and three brothers, Billy, Joe and Glenn Adair. He is survived by his wife Dorothy Adair, who shared his life for fifty years. He and Dorothy Norman married on July 29, 1955 in the First Baptist Church of Combes ,Texas. He leaves behind two children, Donette Birkelbach and husband Jerry, Kenneth Adair and wife, Courtney, a brother, Weaver Adair and his wife, Elaine, four grandchildren, Brittney and Hunter Birkelbach and MyKayla Lockhart and Ryanne Adair and many nieces and nephews. He moved back to Uvalde his senior year in High School and attended Jr. College before joining the Air Force during the Korean War from March 24,1951 until March 20,1955. He began his long career with Luby's in August 1960. He became Area Vice President in 1977, overseeing the Central Texas area. He was a fifty year member of the Wichita Falls Masonic Lodge. He retired after 34 years in 1994, never wearing a watch again and his title of choice became "Poppy." He took up woodworking and became the "Sheriff of Gabriel View." He was a true and honorable gentleman, who will be missed by all who knew him. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Hospice Austin, 4107 Spicewood Springs Road, Suite 100, Austin,Texas. 78756 Visitation will be held Wednesday August 31, 2005 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel. Services will be Thursday September 1, 2005 at 11:00 a.m., at The Gabriels Funeral Chapel with Reverend Al Cummins officiating. The eulogy will be presented by Mike Guest. Serving as pallbearers will be nephews. Burial will follow at I.O.O.F. cemetery in Georgetown. Arrangements by The Gabriels Funeral Chapel 393 N. Georgetown, Texas 78628. 512.869.8888.

Published in Austin American-Statesman on Aug. 31, 2005
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