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Obituary: Carl Blair

Carl Vernon Blair

Carl Vernon Blair

Carl Vernon Blair, a life-long resident of Kingman, passed away on Wednesday, August 17, 2016, in Twin Falls, Idaho at home with his daughter and granddaughter by his side at the age of 88.

Carl was born April 5, 1928, in Kingman, Arizona. He was preceded in death by his parents, Dee Clark Blair and Ora Blair; his brothers, Dee C. Blair and E.L. “Buzzy” Blair; his son John Blair and daughter Sharon Kay Blair. He is survived by his brother Hab Blair (Kathy); sister Darlene Dwiggins of Kingman; daughter Carla Blair of San Jose, CA; sons Bud Blair and Steve Blair (Heather) of Kingman; and daughter Jennifer Anderson of Twin Falls, Idaho and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Carl was employed with Mohave County Road Department from November 3, 1975, until he retired on May 1, 1990. He was known for his great love of team roping, horses, country music and dancing. Just the week before Carl fell ill he was enjoying his weekly visits to the Twin Falls Senior Center where he found happiness in dancing.

He had met some wonderful people and became friends with many. One of our fondest moments of Carl is pulling into the driveway and finding him sitting outside in the warm sunshine waiting for us to arrive home.

A celebration of life is scheduled for Friday, September 30, 2016, at 10:30 AM at the Golden Valley Baptist Church located at 100 S. Higley Rd, Golden Valley, AZ. with Rev. Joe Berna officiating.

Following the service there will be a private ceremony for immediate family at the Ash Fork Cemetery.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers donations be made to St. Luke’s S Hospice in Carl’s name, St. Luke’s Magic Valley Health Foundation, PO Box AK, Twin Falls, ID 83303.