Robert O. Blair, 92, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL. He was born on June 25, 1924 in Sparta, IL. The son of the late Robert E. and Florence (Baird) Blair. Robert and Louise Blair were united in marriage on January 11, 1952. Robert was a farmer and a member of the Farm Bureau and Trinity Presbyterian Church in Sparta.
Robert is survived by his wife, Louise Blair of Sparta, IL; one daughter, Martha (Bob) Misselhorn of Coulterville, IL; one son, William (Kathleen) Blair of Sparta, IL; six grandchildren, Jenny (Seth) McDowell, Megan (Matt) Timmermann, Matthew (Angelina) Blair, Timothy (Ariel) Blair, Ben Blair, and Elizabeth (Nathaniel) Neace; and five great grandchildren
Robert is preceded in death by his parents
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 19, 2017 at McDaniel & Lee Family Funeral Homes and Cremation Services in Sparta, IL
Friends may call on Monday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service at the Funeral Home
Interment will be at Caledonia Cemetery in Sparta, IL
Memorials may be given to the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Sparta, IL