Funeral services for Van Blair, 81, were held January 9 at Letcher Funeral Home in Whitesburg. Burial was in Blair family cemetery at Jeremiah.
A son of the late Dewey and Mandy Blair, he died January 6 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.
He was a brother of the late Hobert Blair, Blaine Blair, Glenn Blair, Buford Blair, Mable, Alice, Ruby and Myrtle.
Surviving are his wife, Rebecca Jane Caudill; a daughter, Elvenia Blair of Jeremiah; a son, Riley Blair and wife Kimberly of Jeremiah; a grandson, Luke Blair; and two sisters, Juanita Grey of Ocala, Fla., and Thelma Kelly of Sadieville.