Emory S. Adair Jr., 74, of Fulton, passed away Tuesday, March 27, 2012, at Riverview Nursing Center. He was born April 29, 1937, in Columbia, the son of the late Emory S. Adair Sr. and the late Louis (Tussie) Adair. Emory will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by two sons, Travis Adair of Fulton and Mark Adair of Columbia; three daughters, Tammy and Carrie Adair of the state of California, and Vicky Adair of Ashland; Samantha and Gavin Adair along with several other grandchildren; and three sisters, Mary Ellen Russell, Doris Baumgartner, and Dolly Adair, all of Mt. Vernon; and a companion for over 30 years, Roxie Shields. In addition to his parents, Emory was preceded in death by one brother, Paul W. Adair. It was EmoryÃs wishes to be cremated. There will be a private family service held at a later date under the direction of Maupin Funeral Home. Online condolences may be shared at MaupinFuneralHome.com.