Jack Ray Blair


Joshua 1:9 Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be wherever you go.

Mr. Jack Ray Blair, age 65, Jonesborough, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Johnson City Medical Center.
Mr. Blair was born in High Point, NC and son of the late Vaught Brown & Elizabeth Hope Lyons Blair.
He was of the Baptist faith.
Mr. Blair retired from TPI Corporation and had worked 28 years at Baxter Healthcare. He loved his family and enjoyed gardening, sports (especially golf & the Vols) and being outdoors.
Survivors include his wife, Sheila Ford Blair, Jonesborough; daughters, Jacqueline Carle (David), Johnson City, Tereina Duncan (Travis), Carrie Davis (Travis) and Duana Northcote (Van) all of Jonesborough; two brothers, Vaught “Sonny” Blair, Navarre, FL and Lee Blair (Kawana), Watauga; one sister, Sharon Blair Brown (Tom), Florence, SC; grandchildren, Hailey, Rylan, Jaxon, Colton, Savannah, Nathaniel, Damien, Brayden, Trace and Greyson; and several uncles, aunts, nephews and nieces.
The family would like to extend a very special thank you to the ER, Trauma Team, Johnson City Medical Center ICU 2700th floor, Dr. Wiles, Respiratory Department, and very special nurses, Joseph, Juliette, Violet and Krystle for their wonderful care.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Tom Brown, Pastor Craig Ford and Brother Jerry Ford officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Wednesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Fairview Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Vaught Blair, Lee Blair, Craig Blair, Matthew Ford, Anthony Ford and Ben Ford. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons.

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02-08-2018 Rita Stoots
Benny and I are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for God's comfort for you. We love you!
02-08-2018 Bobbie
Shelia I am so sorry for your loss u and your Family are in My Prayers
02-07-2018 Debra Ashley
I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Deb
02-07-2018 Bonnie Wood
Sheila - I am sorry to hear of your husband's passing. The Lord is with you and will get you through this. I will continue to pray for you and your family. Bonnie Wood
02-07-2018 Melissa Hoss
So sorry for your loss. Will keep you and your family in my prayers.
02-07-2018 Brenda -Roddy Long
Sheila, in this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you and your family our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones.
02-07-2018 Dee Hubbard
Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Long time friend, Dee Hubbard
02-07-2018 Mo
I'm so sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure taking care of Jack and getting to know you all. I will never forget you all.
02-07-2018 Tommy and Shirley Hubbard
So sorry to hear about Jack. The whole family is in our prayers. The Blairs were such good neighbors. We miss them all. May God comfort you through the days ahead.
02-07-2018 Sam and Katy Roberts
Shelia, There are no words to express how sorry I am for your loss. Jack was such a good friend to both Sam and I. I have so many good memories from work I will cherish. I know your strong faith and family will help you through this. Please know we are here if you need anything. Prayers and hugs Katy & Sam
02-07-2018 Brenda -Roddy Long
Sheila, in this sorrowful time, we would like to extend to you and your family our heartfelt condolences. May our Lord comfort you and your loved ones.
02-06-2018 Sandy martin
Want to say jack was a wonderful man and I really enjoyed working with him you will be truly missed
02-06-2018 Linda Wise
Jack was a great co- worker, friend and nephew-in-law. I’m so sorry for the loss to the family. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. He has left behind a beautiful family and I love you all!!!


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