Cumberland Times-News

Obituaries

February 27, 2013

EARL A. STAIR [Cumberland]

CUMBERLAND — Earl Aloysius Stair, 92, of Cumberland, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at his home.

Born Feb. 5, 1921, in Cumberland, Mr. Stair was the son of the late Howard Augustus Stair and Bessie Elizabeth (Miller) Stair.

Earl graduated from West Virginia University in 1951 with his Degree in Engineering. He was a United States Army/Air Corps veteran having served in the Pacific Theatre and retired from Allegany Ballistics Laboratory in 1988 as an Electrical Engineer with 37 years of service. Earl was a former member of the Maplehurst Country Club; the Ham Operators Club; Belles and Beaux; and the Promenader’s Square Dance Club for about 50 years. He was also a member of the Rawlings United Methodist Church. After retiring, Earl and his wife enjoyed traveling extensively in their motor home and for 16 years, wintering in Florida.

Earl is survived by his wife of 63.5 years, M. Lucille (Armstrong) Stair; and his sons, Robert Earl Stair and wife, Linda and Kenneth Howard Stair and wife, Debbie, all of Cumberland. He is also survived by his sister, Theda Martz and husband, Edward, LaVale; his grandchildren, Adam Stair, Krystal Stair, and Kristopher Stair; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland,  (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

A funeral service will be conducted at the Rawlings United Methodist Church on Friday, March 1, 2013 at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Merle Correll officiating. The family will also receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service.

Interment will be in Restlawn Memorial Gardens.

Military honors will be accorded at the cemetery by the Post 13 Veterans Honor Guard.

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