North Santa Rosa

Ellis Lamar Blair

Ellis Lamar Blair age 72 of Berrydale was born on October 1, 1942 to Mary and Riley Blair. He passed away on February 17, 2015. He was a great loving husband, father, and grandfather. He was devoted to Church of Christ, loved quail hunting, fishing, and watching Alabama football. He was a very hard worker and devoted most of his life to processing meat. He started out at Daulphin Burgess’, worked at container in Brewton, AL, ran his own meat processing business for 27 years, and Blair’s Tote-A-Bag for 14 years where he recently retired. He was well known for his work habits, was loved by everyone and would do anything to help you. He will be dearly missed by all his family and friends. He is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Blair, parents Mary and Riley Blair, one brother James Blair, four sisters Lucille Beasley, Ollie Mae Cooper, Rosa Lee Pettis, and Pauline Weaver. He is survived by four children: Lisa (Kenny) Tedder, Ken (Cindy) Blair, Tony (Beverly) Blair, and Deborah (Mike) Pilgrim, six grandchildren: Nakisha (Jared) Gandy, Latisha (Myles) Lecesse, Trenton Blair, Allison Blair, Blake Pilgrim, and Kaylen Blair, and also two great-grandchildren Landyn Cooley, Eligh Lecesse, and also a great grandchild Zachariah Gandy who will be arriving in May. He is also survived by two sisters Pearl Stone and Rogene Hammock, and many nephews, nieces, and friends. A visitation will be held for Mr. Blair on Friday, February 20, 2015 at Jay Funeral Home from 6-8 p.m. His funeral services will be held on the following day Saturday February 21, 2015 also at Jay Funeral Home beginning at 11 a.m. with Brother Pete Davis officiating. Burial will follow at RLDS cemetery in Berrydale, FL. Pallbearers will be Russell Beasley, Royce Beasley, JoMack Pettis, Lester Cooper, John Dunn, and Bill Thompson. Honorary pallbearers will be Speedy Nelson, Billy Hines, and Larry White. +

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