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Thomas W. Blair, 61 01/21/2014 obituary (Photo Supplied) (AP)
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Posted on Jan. 20, 2014 at 12:00 a.m. | Updated on Jan. 20, 2014 at 6:39 p.m.

May 19, 1952 - Jan. 19, 2014

JONES, Mich. — Thomas W. Blair, 61, of Jones, passed away peacefully Sunday, Jan. 19, in his home surrounded by his family.

He was born on May 19, 1952, in Detroit to Thomas D. and Jacqueline (Morey) Blair.

Thomas is survived by his mother, Jacqueline Blair of Troy; three sons, Jonathan (Allison) Blair of Grand Rapids, Shane Blair of Jones and Thomas D. Blair of Marenisco; a sister, Karen (William) Cluff of Warren; and a grandson, Alex Conley of Los Angeles.

He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas D. Blair, and a brother, Kenneth Blair.

A memorial service will be at a later date.

Thomas spent 31 years as a school psychologist at St. Joseph County I.S.D. He was also a U.S. Army veteran, serving from 1972-1974. He loved the Detroit Red Wings and the Chicago Cubs.

Elkhart Cremation Services is entrusted with arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be given to Three Rivers Hospice.