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Wayne LeRoy Blair
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Birth: Nov. 28, 1934
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Death: Dec. 24, 2008
Lyon County
Kansas, USA

Memorial services for Wayne LeRoy Blair, 74, Emporia, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the American Legion Post Home in Emporia. Burial with military honors will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Emporia.

Mr. Blair died Monday, Dec. 29, 2008, at his home. He was born Nov. 28, 1934, in Emporia, the son of Clarence L. Hazel P. Fetrich Blair.

He was a longtime general contractor and owned and operated Blair Builders before he retired. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, serving in the Navy aboard the U.S.S. Ticonderoga. He was a member of the American Legion Ball-McColm Post No. 5 and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Lowry-Funston Post No. 1980. Mr. Blair married Mary Alice McMurphey on April 21, 1956, in Kansas City, Mo. She preceded him in death.

Survivors include a son, Steven W., Olathe; a daughter, Debra M. Kaniper, Eudora; and a longtime companion, Jean Pattison, Emporia.

Memorials to Ball-McColm Post #5 or Emporia Friends of the Zoo in c/o Roberts-Blue-Barnett.

*Changed date of death to reflect gravestone date and not obit. 
Maplewood Memorial Lawn Cemetery
Lyon County
Kansas, USA
Plot: E - 357 - 3
Created by: Hether Pearson Belusky
Record added: Dec 31, 2008
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Wayne LeRoy Blair
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