He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Dayna Corgey Adair; and a brother, Charles Russell Adair.
He is survived by a daughter, Dahl Herrel (husband, Mike); and 3 granddaughters, Daniel, Megan and Camryn Herrel, all of Frisco, TX. He is also survived by a sister, Laura Adair Main; and his sister-in-law, Sophia C. Schulze, of Marble Falls.
Buzz, an aeronautical engineer, worked for the McDonnell Douglas Corporation in Okinawa, Germany and California. Upon retirement in 1985, Dayna & Buzz moved to Beeville from Huntington Beach, CA. Buzz was an accomplished lapidarist and spent his retirement years enjoying his rock shop and rock hunts. Recently, they moved to the Frisco area to be near their daughter and her family. A private memorial service is planned for later in the year.