James Edward Blair, age 86, of Cave Junction, died Wednesday, December 31, 2014 at his home.
No services are planned.
James was born August 29, 1928 in Pullman, Washington to James & Lucille (Parks) Blair. On October 2, 1947 in Cloquet, Minnesota he married Mary Tamillo. From 1945 to 1947 he served in the Merchant Marines. He later owned and operated Blair Drywall in Santa Ynez, California. After moving to Cave Junction he worked as a night guard at Rough & Ready Lumber for six years.
James especially loved fishing and hunting with his sons.
Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mary L. Blair; two sons, James Michael Blair and Dean Edward Blair all of Cave Junction, Oregon; four grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
A sister, Janice Gillis preceded him in death.