Howard Gene "Tinker" Hair, age 84 of Brownwood, Texas passed away Friday, August 20, 2021 in Abilene. Services will be held Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home Davis-Morris Chapel with a visitation Monday, August 23, 2021 6-8 PM and Davis-Morris Chapel. Interment will be at Jenkin Springs Cemetery under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home Davis-Morris Chapel.
Tinker Hair was born October 6, 1936, in Tyler, Texas the son of the late Palmer Hair and Nettie Locke. He married Lillie Coffee at Bangs First Baptist Church, July 6, 1957, he was a member of Calvary Baptist Church. Hair is a lifelong resident of Brown County. He liked to build hotrods and he worked for the Santa Fe Railroad as a brakeman.
Survived by his wife: Lillie Hair of Brownwood
4 children: Debra D. Williams and husband Tommy of Brownwood
Larry Dale Hair and wife Robin of Early
Tully Lynn Hair and wife Donna of Brownwood
Jody Ben Hair and wife Cindy of Snyder
Brother: Bobby McBride of Arlington
Stepfather: EB McBride of Brownwood
10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren
Preceded in death by a sister Jackie Patterson and brothers, Fred McBride
Posted online on August 24, 2021