Whitesburg KY

Earl Blair succumbs at 82

Earl “Bud” Blair, 82 of Letcher, died Saturday, August 17, at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard.

A son of the late Brady and Stella Elam Blair, he was a brother of the late Bernard Blair, Barbara Faye Polk, Josephine Blair, Bernice Caudill, and Jeri Lynn Blair.

Mr. Blair loved his childhood home and authored a book about his childhood and growing up on Crases Branch

Surviving are his wife, Carmen Gail Hampton Blair, and two sisters, Dorothy “Gid” Ison and Ruth Price, both of Blackey.

Funeral services for Mr. Blair were held August 22 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in the Blair family cemetery at Letcher.

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