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Galen Blair

August 4, 1932 — March 24, 2012

Galen Loyan Blair, age 79 of Christy Creek Road, Morehead, passed away Saturday evening, March 24, 2012 in Georgetown, Kentucky at the Signature Healthcare facility after an extended illness.

Born August 4, 1932 in Rowan County, Kentucky he was a son of the late Silas and Cora Fletcher Blair.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Phyllis Wanda Blair who passed away April 30, 2000, one brother, Jerry Blair, four sisters, Nina Martin, Ester Blair, Julie Skaggs and Delilah Blair.

Galen was a United States Air Force veteran who served during the Korean Conflict. He was a truckdriver having retired from United Trucking Company, a member of the Teamsters Union, he enjoyed people, especially visiting with family and friends and had a lifelong passion for motorcycles.

He is survived by one son Allen J. "Todd" Blair of Winchester, Kentucky two daughters, Cora Blair Sosby and her husband James and Pamela Kay Muncie and her husband John all of Winchester.

Four brothers, Dickie (Carolyn) Blair of Morehead, Dwayne (Ann) Blair of Akin, South Carolina, Larry Turner of Thorsby, Alabama, Willie(Margaret) Mocabee of Oklahoma. Three sisters, Debbie Nightwine of Iberia, Ohio, Delonna (Herman) Hutto and Carla (Roland) Ellison all of Thorsby, Alabama.

Three grandchildren, Lesley Alexander, Christian Muncie and Ethan Muncie. Two Great-Grandchildren, Andrew Alexander and Rylan Alexander. Also, several nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, March 28, 2012 in the chapel of the Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home with Rev. Harley Sexton, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in the Fraley Cemetery with full military honors by the Morehead American Legion Post No. 126.

Pallbearers: Christian Muncie, Jim Sosby, John Muncie, Dickie Blair, Hubert Clark, Emery Pernell. Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Pernell, Tom Sloan, Oscar Sloan, Don Sloan, Robert Sloan, Paul Sloan and Larry Fraley.

Visitation is after 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, March 28, 2012 at Lane-Stucky-Gray Funeral Home.

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