Lee Alec Blair
Submitted by Edgar on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 6:00am
Lee Alec Blair, age 68, of Valley Mills passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 in a Waco hospital, surrounded by family. Funeral services were held Sunday, June 20, at the Searsville Country Church near Valley Mills. Interment followed at Valley Mills Cemetery under the direction of Foss Funeral Home and Cremation Center. Lee Blair was born on March 3, 1946, in Logan, Ohio, to Alec Blair and Winifred Cherrington. He grew up and went to school in the Jackson, Ohio area. He served briefly in the navy, where he became interested in nuclear engineering, and then earned a degree in telecommunications from Purdue University. He married Jessica Ann Lyster on March 4, 1978, in Illinois; they raised five children in Georgia before retiring from the nuclear power industry after 30 years and moving to the ranch. He was a devoted and faithful member of Searsville Country Church in Valley Mills. He is survived by his wife of 36 years, Jessie Ann Blair; his son, Chris Blair of Indianapolis, IN, his son, Daniel Blair and wife, Brandi of Valley Mills, daughter Sara-Elizabeth Cottrell and husband, Joshua of Louisville, KY, his son Robert Wenberg and wife, Cathy of Portland, OR, and his son David Wenberg and wife, Jessica of Jacksonville, FL; two brothers, Larry Blair and Lynn Blair; two sisters, Shirley Blair and Susan Rogers; and nine grandchildren. Please join us in remembering Lee by visiting our memorial at www.fossfuneralhome.com.
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