05/04/09 — OTHA L. HAIRR

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Died May 2,2009

Otha Lee Hairr, 83, Goldsboro, died Saturday morning at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

A funeral will be held today at 2 p.m. at Skinner and Smith Funeral Home, with the Rev. James Frasher and the Rev. Charles Rambeau Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Spring Brach Church Cemetery.

Otha was a graduate of Mingo High School. He served in the United States Army during World War II in the European theater.

He was a retired driver license examiner with the state of North Carolina for 34 years and a member of Grace Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Nell W. Hairr of Goldsboro; two sons, Donald E. Hairr of Princeton and Phillip Cobb and wife, Sally, of New Orleans, La.; two daughters, Julia Hairr of Morrisville and Phyllis Toler and husband, Terence, of Apex; four grandchildren, Michelle Beckon, Michael Hairr, Wesley Toler and Bradley Toler; and several great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends today from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at Skinner and Smith Funeral Home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Grace Baptist Church, 1715 Royall Ave., Goldsboro, N.C., 27534.

Online condolences may be made at www.skinnerandsmith.com.


Published in Obituaries on May 4, 2009 1:47 PM