Valdosta Daily Times

February 7, 2013

Carlos A. McNair


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Funeral services for Carlos A. McNair, 84, of Ashburn, Ga., will be held Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013, at 10:30 a.m. at the Ashburn First Baptist Church with the Rev. David Smith officiating. Interment will follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. McNair passed away peacefully, Wednesday at his home in the company of his loving wife of 59 years.

The son of the late Felix Ashley and Annie Frances Yarbrough McNair, he was born in Mt. Dora, Fla., and was retired from management with Golden Peanut Co. He had lived in Ashburn since 1987. He was a faithful member of The Ashburn First Baptist Church where he was a deacon, former Sunday School teacher and choir member. He was also a former long-time member of The Ashburn Rotary Club. He was also retired as Captain in the U.S. Army and served in the Korean War.

He leaves behind a powerful example of a life lived with integrity, faith, perseverance, humility, generosity and love. He was an example of Proverbs 22: “A good name is more desirable than great riches.”

Survivors include his wife, Harriet Brown McNair of Ashburn; his children, Kimberlin (Steve) Kincaid of Blowing Rock, N.C., Deborah Ann (Ian) McTurk of Valdosta, Bonnie Lynn McNair of Macon, and David Ashley McNair of Hahira. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Amanda Kincaid, George Kincaid, Nathan Lyon, Kristin Altepeter, Ashley Fletcher and Hannah Fletcher; his great-grandchildren, Zeb Fletcher, Anna Altepeter, Ella Fletcher, Lily Altepeter and soon to be born, Tye Fletcher; also a brother, Lee Audrey McNair, Towanda, Kan.

The family will receive friends Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, from 5-7 p.m. at Perry Funeral Chapel.

For those who wish, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Tiftarea, Drawer 747, Tifton, GA 31794. — Perry Funeral Chapel, Ashburn, Ga.