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Loyd Alvin Lair

October 29, 1946 ~ February 15, 2021 (age 74)


Loyd Alvin Lair, 74, of Searcy passed away Monday, February 15th at Spring Creek Health and Rehab in Cabot. He was born October 29, 1946 in Holdenville, Oklahoma to the late Jesse and Nona (Shumaker) Lair.

Loyd was a member of Faith Assembly in Searcy. He was a United States Air Force veteran serving four active years and two years in the Air Force Reserves. Loyd liked playing board games, particularly Scrabble. He also enjoyed getting together and playing cards. Loyd especially loved spending time with his family. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who will be dearly missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his wife of 54 years, Linda Lair; one son, Andy Lair of Ward (Carrie); one daughter, Stacy Brackenridge of Searcy (David); four grandchildren, Forrest Lair, Alyssa Lair, Brandon Rhea, and Garrett Rhea; two sisters, Fayerene Patterson (Glen) of Inola, Oklahoma and Louetta Andrews (Geary) of Little Rock, Arkansas; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.


Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 PM on Friday, February 26th at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home located at 2616 S. Main Street in Searcy, Arkansas.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 27th in the Searcy McEuen Chapel with Bro. Brian Mize officiating.

Interment will follow at Sumner Cemetery in Cabot, Arkansas. Active Pallbearers will be Chad Patterson, Mitchell Mabe, Patrick Fulmer, Jeff Stanton, Randy Brackenridge, Bryan Brackenridge. Honorary Pallbearers are David Henry and Dewight Piker.

All Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to Searcy McEuen Funeral Home.

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February 26, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Searcy Mceuen Funeral Home
2616 South Main
Searcy, AR 72143

Funeral Service
February 27, 2021

11:00 AM
Searcy Mceuen Funeral Home
2616 South Main
Searcy, AR 72143

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