Russell Erwin Blue, age 91, of Oviedo, passed away Thursday, July 25, 2013. He was born January 23, 1922 in Kalamazoo, Michigan.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather. He was a WWII veteran in the Army Air Corps and was a pilot for Delta Airlines for 32 years.
He is survived by his son, Dave Blue of Geneva; son, Tom Blue (Effie) of Satellite Beach; son, Greg Blue (Ludgard) of Victoria, British Columbia; son-in-law, Ron Bobbie (Frances) of Raleigh, N.C.; and seven grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Muriel; daughter, Joann Bobbie; and daughter-in-law, Nancy Blue.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10AM Tuesday, July 30, 2013 at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 526 N. Park Ave., Winter Park. Interment will follow at All Faith's Memorial park in Casselberry.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice of the Comforter.
Arrangements entrusted to Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home Chapel, 501 E. Mitchell Hammock Rd., Oviedo, Florida 32765, 407-366-8999.
Please view and sign the guestbook at www.baldwinfairchild.com.
Published in FLORIDA TODAY on July 28, 2013