Written by The Herald-News
Robert Edwin "Bob" Mair, 76, of Owings, Md., passed away July 18, 2013, at Anne Arundel medical Center in Annapolis, Md.
He was born July 31, 1936, in Wolf Point, Mont., to Edwin Robert and Florance Marie (Greb) Mair. Bob was raised in Wolf Point and graduated from Wolf Point High School in 1954.
He served in the United States Air Force from Aug. 20, 1954, until May 25 1962, earning the Good Conduct Medal.
Bob married Lillian G. Ward on Aug., 26 1961, and they lived in Suitland, Md., until moving to the Ward family farm in Owings in 1962. He was employed as a construction superintendent with George C. Martin Construction Company and Skaggs Construction. He retired from construction in 1998 and then worked for Boatlifts Unlimited, Inc. in Deale and Odenton. He was a member of the Carpenters Local 132 in Washington, D.C., and the Forestville Elks Lodge.
Bob enjoyed being on the water, especially boating and waterskiing. He also enjoyed reading and watching TV.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Douglas Mair.
Bob is survived by his loving wife, Lillian G. (Ward) Mair; daughters, Bonnie Sue Dean and husband, Scott, and Debbie A. Sandlin and husband, Chris, and grandchildren, Tabitha, Leanna and Jenna Dean and Tyler Sandlin, all of Owings. Also surviving are a foster son, Pat Puckett and wife, Dedra, of Nolesville, Ind., and their children Levi and Alana Puckett; and sisters, Delores Nelson of Wolf Point Mont., and Colleen Mans of Great Falls, Mont.
A memorial service and celebration of Bob's life will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013, at 2:30 p.m. at Friendship United Methodist Church in Owings. Memorial donations may be made to Friendship U.M. Church Building Fund or Hospice of the Chesapeake. To leave condolences, visit www. rauschfuneralhomes.com.