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Joseph Ernest Hair Jr.

September 12, 1924 June 8, 2014
Joseph Ernest Hair Jr.
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Joseph Ernest Hair Jr. 89, passed away on Sunday, June 8, 2014 in the NHC Health Care Park Lane. Mr. Hair was born on September 12, 1924 in Williston SC. He was a son of the late Joseph Ernest Hair Sr. and Lottie Zorn Hair. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Vernelle Reed Hair. He was a retired salesman with the Barnwell Feed and Seed Co., former director of Barnwell Co. Emergency Management and former Barnwell Co. Tax Collector... He was a navy veteran of WWII and attended the University of South Carolina. He was a member of the Barnwell First Baptist Church where he was a former deacon and member of the choir. He was a member of the Barnwell Lions Club for over 60 years where he served as tail twister for 45 years and was named Lion of the Year for 1970 and 1996. He was also a member of the Ellenton Agriculture Club where he served as secretary/treasurer for 1997 until 2008. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, June 12, 2014 in the Barnwell First Baptist Church with Rev. Keith Richardson officiating. Burial with Military Honors will follow in the Barnwell City Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. The family suggest that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 200 Jefferson St., Barnwell SC. 29812. Survivors include a son, Steve (Sherry) Hair of Barnwell; daughters Lynn Hair Johns of Columbia SC and Connie (Chet) Tanski of Bluffton; a brother Donald (Gladys) Hair of Jacksonville Fl.; eight grandchildren and one great grandchild.


Thursday June 12,2014 11:00am

Barnwell First Baptist Church


one hour prior to the service

Barnwell First Baptist Church

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