Merle “Jack” Smith Blair, Jr.
May 3, 1942- July 17, 2020
Merle (Jack) Smith Blair, Jr. happily reunited with his wife Martha (Marti) in heaven on July 17, 2020. Jack was born on May 3, 1942 in Washington, D.C. He passed away at his Huntingtown, Maryland home at the age of 78.
Jack was beloved by so many people. He was a devoted husband, loving father, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather, great-uncle and friend. Jack retired from Operating Engineers Local Union 77. He enjoyed numerous outdoor activities including, golf, corn-hole and tending to his lawn. He was always personable with a smile and could be relied upon to be there when anyone needed a helping hand.
Jack was preceded in death by his parents, Merle Blair and Catherine Newman; his beloved wife Marti; his sister, Marian Curtis, his brother, William Blair and his daughter, Sandra Flynt. He is survived by his sister, Margaret Ann Turner; daughters Brenda Howard, Teresa Smith and Donna Rasmussen, his niece Kathryn Anderson and nephews Jimmy and Robby Turner. Additionally, he is survived by his grandchildren, Jessica, Cheyenne, Jill, Robby, Tiffany, Jeremiah and Rio along with 9 great-grandchildren and a great nephew and a great niece.
His family and friends will honor him at a private Celebration of Life at a later date.
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