Family Login:

Carmelita Lankas Hair

Pause Timeless by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
Share This Obituary
Message from the Family

Thank you for your support during this difficult time. Please enhance this tribute to Carmelita by adding your memories and photos.


Arrangements made by

J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway
Charleston, SC 29414
Get Directions

Profile of J. Henry Stuhr West Ashley Chapel

View Phone Number
View Fax Number

Send Flowers
 Local Florists

Memories & Candles

“As you remember your love one, as God heals your broken hearts (Psalm 147:3), may your treasured memories continue to bring you peace, comfort, and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you So sorry, Gary and family. Annette and David Squires ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Annette Squires - Sneads Ferry, NC

“We are so sorry to hear of Carmelita's passing. She was a special person and an outstanding Scout Leader. Jimmy, please know we will keep you and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jeep, Amy & Tim McCabe - SC

“Carmelita was one of the finest ladies I've ever known. I was always touched by her wisdom and grace.She would always let me know that I was forever...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

5 of 7 | Posted by: Greg Sewell - Charleston, SC

“I'm deeply saddened by her passing. She was such a joy to work with in scouting and will be truly missed by myself and other leaders from our era. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Curtis Joyner - Charleston, SC

“Our hearts are heavy. Sending you prayers and our deepest sympathy. Love you all. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Thomas and Helen Hair - WI

Carmelita Lankas Hair, 77, of Johns Island, South Carolina, wife of Jimmy Archie Hair entered into eternal rest Sunday, July 8, 2018. Her Funeral Service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 11:00 a.m. The family will receive friends from 10:00 am until the time of the service. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens.

Carmelita was born August 1, 1940 in Lewisburg, Tennessee, daughter of the late Flora Sue Lankas. She was a retired U.S. Postal Service Carrier. Carmelita was an active member of Boy Scouts of America Pack 63 and Troop 63.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Jimmy Archie Hair of Johns Island, SC; daughter, Cynthia Hair Kessler of Johns Island, SC; son, James "Jimbo" Archie Hair and his wife Barbara of Ravenel, SC; two grandchildren, Caroline Sewell, Andrew Sewell and brother Gary Lankas of Turkey Creek, NC.

Upcoming Funeral Services
Funeral Ceremony

J. Henry Stuhr Inc., West Ashley Chapel

3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway Charleston, SC 29414


Live Oak Memorial Gardens

3093 Ashley River Road Charleston, SC 29414
(843) 766-2391