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Thomas And Mary McEntire Finally Retire


August 10, 2017

Courtesy Photo

Thomas and Mary McEntire are enjoying their retirement. (Courtesy photo by Danielle McEntire)

Thomas and Mary McEntire are enjoying their first summer of retirement after 42 years of running the Pines Country Inn on Hart Road.

Both are in their early 90

and may have the record for one of the latest retirements around.

Thomas McEntire may also be the oldest veteran in the county at 94 years of age, but Veterans Services does not keep those records.

The McEntires ran the inn after moving to Brevard from Florida, where Thomas was a heavy equipment operator for the space program, moving missiles by remote control from storage to launch.

He also helped build the first nuclear reac...

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