Topeka- James Robert "Jim" Haire, 44, passed away Friday, December 14, 2012 at Stormont Vail Hospital in Topeka. He was born April 22, 1968 at Topeka, the son of the late Robert James and Marylin Lacey Haire. Jim graduated from Holton High School in 1987 and attended Kaw Area Tech in Topeka studying Auto Body & Paint. He had worked for Laird Noller in Topeka. Mr. Haire had been disabled since 1999 due to injuries he received in an auto accident. He was a member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Maple Hill. He was married to Brenda Holt and they later divorced. Survivors include his children Jayme Nicole Haire and Ty Daniel Haire both of Mayetta; his brother, Mike (Shannon) Haire, Topeka; his sister, Kelly McAllister, Topeka. A Requiem Mass will be at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, December 19, 2012 at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Maple Hill. Interment will be in the Maple Hill Cemetery. Jim will lie in state and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 P.M. and there will be a Rosary recited at 8:00 P.M Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys. Memorial contributions may be made in Jim's name and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple, St. Marys, KS. 66536.