Age 90, of Lansing, died peacefully September 30, 2012. He was preceded in death by his wife of 38 years, Doris Robins St. Clair in 1985; and is survived by Dolores St. Clair his present wife of 25 years. He is survived by his son, George H. St. Clair (Linda); his daughter, Jeanette S. Martin (Stevens); his step-daughter, Lisa Marshall (Kevin); his granddaughters, Andrea M. Armani (Deniz), Melissa S. Mackersie (Jason), Amy St. Clair, Katelyn Sackett, Megan Bohnett (Eric), Naomi O’Leary (Ryan), and Kavina Marshall; one grandson, Andrew Sackett; six great-grandchildren, Nolan Newberry, Stacia Newberry, Kayla Mackersie, Braden Mackersie, Jay Bohnett, and Christian Marshall; and many nieces and nephews.
He was a Veteran of World War II in the European Theatre. He worked in the automotive parts industry his entire life eventually purchasing Avery’s Auto Parts. After he retired and sold Avery’s, his avocation of gunsmithing became his vocation.
The funeral service will be at 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, October 6, 2012, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel on 325 W. Washtenaw St. with visitation at 11:00 a.m. The family requests that memorials be sent to the National Rifle Association (NRA) or the charity of the donor’s choice in lieu of flowers.