Walter R. Bair
Walter R. Bair, age 82 of Lexington, husband of Linda Dennis Bair, passed away Thursday, October 14, 2021. He was born August 27, 1939 in Menifee County, a son of the late James and Rosa Adams Bair. Walter was a U.S. Army veteran. He was a Sergeant and Master Paratrooper serving in the 82nd Airborne, 101st Airborne and 173rd Airborne Divisions during Vietnam. He worked many years with Kroger Company as Head Meat Cutter at Gardenside in Lexington and 17 years with the UFCW, Local 227 as Vice President and Senior Area Coordinator before retiring in 2007. Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Renee Bair Oschwald (Jeremiah) of Lexington; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Richard Bair, Robert Bair, Mitchell Bair, Willis Bair, Chalmer Bair, Pearlie Bair, Esther Bair, Burtis Brown, Mavis Patrick and Hazel Lawson. A service to celebrate his life will be held at a later date. If you would like to honor his memory, please make a contribution to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Kentucky.