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Robert Vernon Blair

Thursday, July 1, 2004

Born 1-31-1932 -- Died 6-26-2004

Robert Vernon Blair, 72, of Camp, Ark., son of Irma Fay Futhey Blair Miller and the late Vernon Henry Blair was born Jan. 31, 1932, at Boulder City, Nev. He died June 26, 2004, at Salem, Ark.

Robert married Gerane Ann Surprise July 3, 1961, at Crown Point, Ind.

He spent his working years as husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and a welding supervisor. He was a lifetime member of the VFW 5867 in Lakeside, Calif., was past fire chief for Camp Volunteer Fire Department and member of the Masonic Lodge 736 in Lemon Grove, Calif.

He served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean Conflict and was of the Methodist faith.

Survivors include his wife, Gerane Blair of Camp; a son, Blaise Gerald Blair of Post Falls, Idaho; a daughter, Cynthia Jane Gross of Descanso, Calif.; his mother, Irma Miller of Lowell, Ind.; a sister, Krysten McQue of Lowell, Ind.; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father.

Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Barker Funeral Home in Salem, Ark.

Memorials preferred to the American Cancer Society, NCICFUL, P.O. Box 102454, Atlanta, Ga. 30368-2454 or St Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 36105-1605.