A memorial service will be held Thursday, July 12, 2012, at 2 p.m., at LaGrone Funeral Chapel for Robert Udell Blair, 87, who passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The Rev. Richard Smith of Highland Baptist Church will officiate.
Robert was born on February 19, 1925, in Haskell County, Texas, to Earl and Alverine Blair. They have both preceded him in death.
He married Louise Ford-Lucas on December 12, 1987, in Roswell. She survives him.
He is also survived by two sons, David Blair and Bobby Blair and his wife Sharon, all from the Washington, D.C. area; sister Lola Duff, of Decorah, Iowa; stepmother Nona Blair, of Roswell; and four grandchildren, Jason Blair, Lori Calloway, Kelsey Blair, and Patrick Blair.
He was a heavy equipment operator and of the Baptist faith.
Memorials may be made to the Roswell Humane Society, 703 E. McGaffey St., Roswell, NM 88203.
Friends may pay their respects online at www.lagronefuneralchapels.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.