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Octavus Henry "Sonny" McNair

April 9, 1939 ~ September 23, 2022 (age 83)

Obituary

 

Deacon Octavus Henry “Sonny” McNair

 

Octavus Henry McNair was born April 9, 1939 to the late George McNair and Hessie Hunter in Mershon, GA. God called him home on September 23, 2022 in Waycross, Georgia.

He was educated in the Pierce County School System and graduated from Lee Street High School in 1959. After high school, he moved to New York, where he resided for 30 years and retired from the United Parcel Service (UPS).  Octavus was known to many as “Sonny”. He was a loving, friendly, Christian man. He loved watching sports, especially football and basketball and took pride working in his yard.

Octavus is preceded in death by both parents George McNair and Hessie Hunter; sister Daisy Shelton; granddaughter Tabitha Harris; grandson Benny McNair; great grandson Octavious Simpson.

He leaves to cherish his memories, a loving wife Lametta B. McNair; six daughters, Tina Simpson, Phyllis McNair, Danita McNair, Latasha Maxwell, Latrice Maxwell and Erica McNair (Henry Sr.); two sisters, Eloise Carey and Jean Anderson (Paul), one brother James McNair (Elba); a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends and spiritually adopted son Deacon James Orange.

All arrangements have been entrusted to Rainge Memorial Chapel, Inc.

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Services

Funeral Service
Saturday
October 1, 2022

11:00 AM
Emmanuel's International Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
600 Genoa St.
Waycross, GA 31501

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