In Memoriam : Clifford Blair

Clifford Blair Clifford Eugene Blair - age: 73
(July 21, 1943 to August 10, 2016 )
Resident of Benton, Illinois

Visitation Information:
FUNERAL SERVICES:
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1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 13, 2016
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812


VISITATION:
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11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. Saturday, August 13, 2016
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Obituary:
Clifford Eugene Blair, age 73 of Benton, died at 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, August 10, 2016 at the Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.

Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, August 13, 2016 in the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. C.J. Easter officiating. Burial will be in the Jackson Grove Cemetery east of Benton. Visitation will be Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until the funeral hour at the Leffler Funeral Home.

Mr. Blair was born on July 21, 1943 the son of Jim Blair and Eleanor (Chaffin) Blair. He married the former Carol Ray Mobley on July 21, 1962 and she preceded him in death on May 11, 2014.

Clifford was a Brick Mason and a member of Laborers’ Local 773.

He enjoyed fishing, collecting antiques, and yard sales.

Mr. Blair is survived by his two sons: David Blair of Logan, Randy Blair of Benton; one grandson Kevin Biggs; a great-grandson; a sister Nancy Vandom of Benton; an ex-daughter-in-law Robin Blair of Herrin; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife; three sisters: Edna, Elsie and Susie; and five brothers: Mark, Bill, Gary, Jim and Ernie.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family of Clifford Blair and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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