Robert Taylor McNair

Published 12:26 pm Friday, January 30, 2015

Funeral services for Mr. Robert Taylor ( RT) McNair, 90, Mt. Olive, MS, and the Mt. Carmel Community of Jefferson Davis County were held on January 24, 2015, at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, Prentiss. Reverend James Dampeer and Reverend Robert Ross, Jr. officiated. Interment was in the McNair/Gray Family Cemetery. Reeves Funeral Home of Mt. Olive was in charge of the arrangements.

Mr. McNair passed away on January 19, 2015, at the Hillcrest Nursing Facility, Magee.

Active pallbearers were Wayne Jackson, Edwin Lee Jackson, Leroy Jackson, Glenn McNair, Dock Dampier, and Walter Lee Sherman.

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Honorary pallbearers were Robert B. McNair, Jr., Johnnie Fairley, Jarvis Walley, Justin Gray, Bill Newsome, Edward Fairley, Clark Jackson, Thomas Earl Brewer, Elton Jackson, and Edward Jackson.

Mr. McNair attended Gray Elementary School, Prentiss. He was inducted into the United States Army on July 19, 1945. He was a dedicated member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.

His parents, Mr. & Mrs. Elvatus McNair preceded him in death.

Surviviors include his son, Robert B. McNair, Sr. of Arlington, TX; daughters, Dawn Dampier, Jessica(Dennis) Martin, and Terri(Jerry) Logino, all of Mt Olive; two loving sisters, Mammie Jackson and Louise Polk, both of Prentiss; and a host of nieces, nephews, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, cousins and friends.