Robert McNair

Published 12:29 pm Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Robert McNair

August 4, 2019


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Mr. Robert McNair, age 83, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2019, at his home in Climax, Georgia.   Services will be held Thursday, August 8, 11 a.m., at Pine Forest Baptist Church, Climax.  Pastor Jim McIntosh will officiate.  Interment will follow in Pine Forest Cemetery.  Bruce Lee, Preston Lee, Chris Lee, Dax McNair, James Bynum, and John Bynum will serve as pallbearers. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m., Wednesday, at Cadwell Chapel of Cox Funeral Home. 

Robert Pope McNair was born May 8, 1936, in Calvary, Georgia.  His parents, George Lee McNair and Jessie Edna Pope McNair, have preceded him in death.  Very early in his life the family moved to Climax, Georgia, where Robert lived his life and raised his family.  Robert graduated from Climax High School and served in the U.S. Army.  Robert married Dorothy Mae Lee.  He and Dorothy have been married 52 years.  After 42 years, he retired from Engelhard Mineral and Chemical Company (BASF).  He was a wonderful husband and father.  He loved to farm and fish.  Never getting enough of either.  Robert McNair loved his family and will be deeply missed.

Robert Pope McNair is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mae Lee McNair of Climax; children, Anita Bynum and husband, Chris of Bainbridge and Greg McNair and wife, Roxanne of Climax; and grandchildren, Jessica and Jazmine Bynum and Dax, Lola and Gunnar McNair.  He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Wynelle Fewell, Buck McNair, and Joyce Thomson.

 Memorial contributions may be sent to Pine Forest Church Cemetery Fund, 104 Pine Forest Road, Bainbridge, Georgia 39819.

On-line condolences may be sent at  Cox Funeral Home in charge of arrangements