Journal-Times (Grayson, KY)

Obituaries

November 12, 2012

Robert "Bob" Clark Blair

1947-2012

04-19-12 — Robert (Bob) Clark Blair, who passed away October 24, 2012, was born July 9, 1947, in Whitesburg. He was the grandson of Robert and Ida (Adams) Blair of Grayson, the son of William Robert Blair (step) mother Missouri Newland Steele Blair, all deceased.

Bob has two sisters, Sarah Elisabeth Aldridge of Virginia and Malinda Blair of Dayton, Ohio.

He has three stepsisters, Molly Steele (Gary, deceased) Hall, Parry Steele, deceased, (Homer) Albright and Nancy (Ernie) Haney all of Grayson.

Bob has two step brothers, Ralph (Joanna) Steele and Norman (Sue) Steele Jr., both of Grayson.

Bob served in the US Navy for 22 years and completed three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a part of VXE6 Operation Deep Freeze in Antarctica. His most recent vocation was that of a truck driver for 25 years.

Bob was a devoted husband of 23 years to Gidget Blair of Oregon and a beloved father of Robert Blair Jr. (Melanie) of Alamogordo, N.M., and Jason (Faith) Blair. He has 6 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

There was a memorial service Tuesday October 30 at the Fremont Chapel of the Roses in Fremont, Calif. He will be missed greatly by his family and host of friends.

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