Patricia Lee Centers Bair passed away peacefully on September 4, 2019 at her home in Fort Myers, Florida.
A Celebration of Life service will be held from 11-1 on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at the Sea Turtle pavilion on Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota Florida.
Patricia was born on June 17, 1940 in Lee City Kentucky to Veechie and Jennings Centers.
After graduating in 1958 from East Clinton High School (formerly known as Simon Kenton) in Lees Creek, Ohio, Patricia moved to Sarasota Florida with her young family. In 1979, Patricia moved to Durham, NC and worked for Burroughs Wellcome as head of their research data department. Post retirement, she settled on Lake Hartwell in Westminster, SC. She returned to Florida with her husband in 2018. Patricia loved playing games with family and friends. She loved to travel and collect teapots. She enjoyed charity work and volunteering, especially working with Hospice.
Patricia was preceded in death by her father, Jennings, and her mother, Veechie. She is survived by her husband, Richard, her children Chuck (Amy) Larrick, Jeri Lynn Larrick, Heather (Phil) Daniels, Theresa (Clayton) Majors, her brothers Phillip and Robert Centers, sister Barbara (Bill) Matthews, five grandchildren Tyler, Alana (Jefferson), Mia, Cody, Spencer and three great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Alexis and Aleesha.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Dementia Society of America or Hope Hospice (HopeHCS.org)
Family and friends may sign the guest register by visiting www.baldwincremation.com.
Baldwin Brothers Funeral and Cremation Society is honroed to serve the Bair family.