Troy Medford Blair, age 95 of Fairfax, Virginia passed form this life on Thursday, March 28, 2019, at Fairfax Nursing Center in Fairfax, Virginia.
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Troy was born Sunday, December 23, 1923 in McMinnville, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Virgil Blair and the late Bula Brady Blair.
Troy was raised on Short Mountain with his sisters Vesta, Pauline, Ola and his brothers Virgil, Gentry, and Kenneth.
He is a veteran of the United States Navy having served aboard on the USS Ericsson in World War II. Troy served in the Pacific and Atlantic theaters and fought in the battle of Normandy. He married Clara Mae Gipson of Franklin, TN and was married for over 50 years before Clara preceded him in death.
Troy is survived by his:
son - Troy Daniel Blair and his wife Carly
2 grandchildren - Evan Daniel Blair and Connor Gipson Blair
Other family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service will be held Sunday, April 7, 2019 at 1PM at the Gardens of Memory Funeral Home. Interment will be in Bethlehem Cemetery, McMinnville, TN.
The family will recieve friends from 8 AM to 1 PM on Sunday, April 7th at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com