Joe R. Adair, long time employee and sales rep for Monarch Tile Mfg. Recently passed away from complications of chronic lymphocytic leukemia. The San Angelo, TX, resident is survived by his wife of 23 years, Pamela and daughter, Christy Adair of Sherman Oaks, CA.

Joe began his 30-year career working for Monarch Tile in the kilns while attending Angelo State University. After graduating, he worked for a short time in the accounting department, later to become a sales rep.