Born on June 30, 1930, Mr. Hairston was the son of the late Roger Harold Hairston and the late Alice Marie Merrill Hairston. Mr. Hairston was a United States Army Veteran having served during the Korean War and he was retired from AT&T where he was a District Manager in Accounting. Mr. Hairston was a member of the Clarkesville United Methodist Church and he was a Master Mason. He was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. Mr. Hairston was an avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt, fish and camp. He was also a HAM Radio Operator. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hairston is preceded in death by brothers Jimmy Wayne Hairston and Roger Keith Hairston and sister Bonnie Jean Hairston Cummings.
Survivors include his loving wife Peggy Joyce Burton Hairston of Clarkesville, daughter Susan Hairston White and son in law Jeff N. White of Lawrenceville, son Norman Harold “Jeff” Hairston, Jr., and daughter in law Bridget Hairston of Winder, grandchildren Dr. Christopher N. White (Rachel, Pharm. D) of Birmingham, Alabama, Norman Cole Hairston (Agata) of Jacksonville, Florida and Lindsay J. Morrison (Austin) of Loganville, great-grandchildren Braxton N. White, Cayden N. White, Ashlyn N. White, Cody N. Hairston, and Bradley L. Morrison.
Private family services will be held with interment at Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens in Snellville. In consideration of community health and safety, a public celebration of life service will be held at a later date.
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Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256