Ben F. Blair Jr., 85, died April 5 at his home in Whitesburg.
Born at Jeremiah, he was a son of the late Ben F. Blair Sr. and Belvie Watts Blair. He was a brother of the late Lillie Blair, Lincoln Blair, and Loretta Adams.
Blair was retired from Commonwealth Insurance Company, Monumental Insurance, and enjoyed fishing.
Surviving are his wife, Mattie Blair; two daughters, Delcie Blair Griffaw of London, and Thelma Blair and husband Steve, of Simpsonville, S.C.; a son, Elman Blair and wife Mavis of Lexington; two sisters, Della Blair and Arizona Adams and husband Evangene; and a sister-inlaw, Loretta Adams.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial will be in Cumberland Memorial Gardens Cemetery at Lilly.