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Robert ‘Bob’ Blair dies at 64



Robert L. ‘Bob’ Blair, 64, died July 24 at his home in Anchorage.

Born in Whitesburg to the late William H. Sr. and Bertha Mae Blair, he was a Boy Scout and was the first to attain the rank of Eagle Scout in Letcher County.

He was graduated from Randolph Macon College in Virginia, was a member of the Phi Delta Theta Fraternity, and had worked for General Electric.

He received the Lifetime Presidents Club, Chairman’s Circle and was winner of the Multiline Top Agent trophy many times, and was a member of the Million Dollar Round Table.

He was the first President and a founding member of the Middletown Chamber of Commerce, as well as a longtime member of the Middletown Lions Club and Middletown United Methodist Church.

He was a member of Valhalla Golf Club, Hurstbourne Country Club, Lake Forest Country Club and Owl Creek Country Club.

Surviving are his wife, Karen Nuxol Blair; two daughters, Tracy Blair Haus and husband Greg, and Laura Blair Thompson and husband Jason; a son Robert L. ‘Bobby’ Blair II; two brothers, William H. ‘Bill’ Blair and wife Kathie, and Paul S. Blair and wife Mary; a sister Deborah Blair Whorley and husband Rob; three grandchildren, Carter and Collin Haus, and Angus Thompson; and caregivers, James McGill, Ruby Hyde, and Billy and Suzette Durham.

Memorial services were held July 28 at Middletown United Methodist Church. Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery.

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