William Franklin "Bill" Blair,
William Franklin "Bill" Blair Jr.
Sterling City William Franklin "Bill" Blair Jr. passed away on
Saturday, June 14, 1997, at the age of 84.
Service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday June 17, at the First Baptist church
with the Rev. David Burke and the Rev. Earl Blair officiating. Burial will
follow in Foster Cemetery. arrangements are by Ross Funeral Home.
He was born to William Franklin Blair Sr. and Samantha Blair on March 21,
1913 in Nolan Co. Texas. On Oct 19, 1933 he married Helen Lois Wilhelm in
Nolan County. He was a resident of Sterling County for 56 years. Ranching
was his life.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Helen glair; two sons, Bob Blair
and wife, Carol, of San Angelo and Billy Blair and Wife, Nettie, of Water
Valley; two brothers John Blair of Sterling city and Curtis Blair of
Robert Lee; two sisters, Verna Bell Robertson of Odessa and Samantha
Robert Lee; one granddaughter, Laurie Colvert and he husband, Shawn; four
grandson, Ross Blair and wife, Karleen, of Pleasanton, Thomas Blair and
wife Helen, of Weatherford, Okla., Todd Blair and wife, Casey and Tim
Blair and wife, Pam, all of San Angelo; four great-grandsons, Shelby
Colver, Cody Blair, Erric Blair and Travis Blair; three
great-granddaughters, Meghan Blair, Shanna Blair and Brandee Blair; two
stepgrandsons, Gary Prather and Tracy Prather; three step-granddaughters,
Amanda Bishop, Brooke Stuardt and Nicole Prather; two step-great-grandsons
Brandon Prather and Patrick Prather; and also a sister-in-aw Allene
Wilhelm, and a brother-in-law Wallace Wilhelm.
Pallbearers will be Ross Blair, Todd Blair, Thomas Blair, Cody Blair, Orvill
Kensey, Bobby McClure, Winn McClure, Troy Millican, Mike Lamb and Louis
Submitted by Beverly
Dunn Howard on March 12, 2005.