June 9, 1923 – December 1, 2012
James A. Blair, 89, passed away, Saturday, December 1, 2012. The family will greet friends from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at Ankeny Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the visitation. Burial with military honors will take place at a later date.
James was born June 9, 1923 in New Virginia, Iowa to Thomas and Anna Blair.
Survivors include his children; Wes (Shirley) Blair, Margie Blair (Richard Belmont), Thomas (Cathy) Blair, James Jr. (Tammy) Blair, sister, Mae Deanne Frisk, brother, Roger (Kay) Blair, six grandchildren; Jenny Faidley, Jason Faidley,Tracie Harrison, Andrew Blair, Kristi Balentine, and Lori Blair, great grandchildren; Tyler, Mitchell, Abby, Carmen, Nicholas, Katherine, Sara, and Sean. James was preceded in death by his wife, Maxine.
The family would like to thank Dr. David Harrison for his care and friendship that he provided over the years.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Albaugh-McGovern American Legion Post #42.Information provided by: Ankeny Funeral Home and Crematory 1510 West First Street Ankeny, IA 50021 515.964.4674 www.ankenyfuneralhome.com