Gordon E. Blair Jr.



Gordon Edward “Ed” Blair Jr., 81, of Locust Grove passed away Wednesday, Ocotber4, 2017 at Mary Washington Hospital.

Mr. Blair was a U. S. Army veteran and a retired government employee. He was an avid Washington Redskin fan. Mr. Blair enjoyed reading, war movies and spending time with family.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Rita Bell Blair and his parents, Gordon and Ruby Blair.

Survivors include his seven step-children, Renita Potter, Rita Albritton, Raymond Potter Jr., Roy Potter, Sarah Matthews, Dennis Woltz and Denise Whipple; sixteen grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; sister-in-law Pauline Walters (Dean); nephew Mark Mayers; and cousins Bobbie Sand, Jane Ritter, Joyce Capel and Charlene Gervasi.

A service will be held at noon on Tuesday, October 10 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Interment will follow in Stafford Memorial Park.