E. Frank Blair Jr., 89, passed away Saturday morning, May 28, 2011, at the VistaCare Center at Lovelace Medical Center in Albuquerque. Mr. Blair was being treated for cancer.
He was born Oct. 24, 1922, in Ada, Okla., and moved to Roswell when he was 4 years old. He was the only son of E. Frank Blair and Gladys Barringer Blair, whose father was a prominent rancher in Oklahoma. Frankâ€™s parents started the White House Grocery. He graduated from Roswell High School and spent two years at New Mexico Military Institute.
Frank served in the U.S. Navy Aviation Flight Training program during World War II. He and Login to read more