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Gary "Blaze" Blair

Monday, August 4th, 1941 - Friday, January 29th, 2021
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Obituary

Gary “Blaze” Blair of Potosi, Missouri, was born on August 4, 1941 at Cub Creek, Missouri, a son of the late Arlie Blair and the late Irene (Gilliam) Blair. Gary departed this life on Friday, January 29, 2021 having reached the age of 79 years, 5 months and 25 days.

On September 12, 1964, Gary was united in marriage to Barbara Stinett and they shared 56 years of memories together.

Gary will be missed by all who knew and loved him including his loving wife, Barbara Blair; four children: Michael (Kathy) Blair, Shane (Tyla) Blair, Shannon (Kiley) Blair, Shawnda (Floyd) Dickinson; eleven grandchildren: Zachary, Hannah, Brennon, Brayden, Myla, Madison, Macie, Casey, Charli, Heather and Jason; one special great granddaughter, Annabelle Dickinson; nine great grandchildren: Easton, Taylor, Madison, Kyle, Brylee, Peyton, Kierston, Lauren, and Julia; two great-great grandchildren: Jameson and Emory; five siblings: David (Mary Jo) Blair, Polly Brumbaugh, Peggy Kesselring, Pat (Joe) Portell, and Rita (Frank) Stephens; three sisters-in-law: Patsy Blair, Joan Blair, and Lavera Blair. Gary is also survived by many nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

In addition to his parents, Gary was preceded in death by four siblings: Norray Blair, Dorman Blair, Robin Blair, and Norman Blair; In-Laws: Sarah Joan Blair, Joe Kesselring, and Larry Morton.

Visitation will be Tuesday, February 2, 2021 from 5 to 8 pm and Wednesday, February 3, 2021 from 9 to 11 am at DeClue Funeral Home, 301 East High Street, Potosi, MO. 63664.

A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday at 11 am held in the DeClue Chapel. Interment will follow in Grassy Hollow Cemetery.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 | 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 5:00pm - 8:00pm
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Second Visitation

    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 | 9:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 9:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    DeClue Funeral Home
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 11:00am
    Location
    DeClue Memorial Chapel
    Address
    301 E High Street
    Potosi, MO 63664
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Grassy Hollow Cemetery
    Address
    Potosi, MO

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