Elder Ernest C. Blair
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Ernest C. Blair, the son of the late Irvin and Rachel House Blair was born in Laurel County, Kentucky on July 9, 1919. He is survived by his wife, Ada Elkins Blair, of London, two daughters, Clara Hatcher and husband Gene, Barbara Davenport Cottrell and husband Steve, of London, two sons, Robert Wayne Blair and wife Charlotte, Tony Blair and wife Renee, of London, and his father and mother-in-law, Dave and Ethel Elkins, of East Bernstadt. Plus a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.In addition to his parents, a son, Ernest Coleman Blair Jr, and two brothers, Jake Blair and Palmer Blair preceded him in death.He was the pastor of New Bethel United Baptist Church for 54 years, owner and operator of Blair Auto Parts and a veteran of the United States Army Corps of Engineers during World War II.Elder Ernest C. Blair departed this life on Saturday, June 7, 2008, being 88 years, 10 months and 29 days of age.Funeral services for Elder Ernest C. Blair were conducted Monday, June 9, 2008, at 2 p.m. in London Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. George Joseph and Rev. Darren Cupp officiating.Burial followed in Lincks Cemetery at Fogertown, Ky., with the local D.A.V. in charge of military honors. The family of Elder Ernest C. Blair received friends at London Funeral Home after 4 p.m., Sunday, June 8.In lieu of flowers the family suggest donations be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 131, London, KY 40743.Pallbearers were Dillon Blair, Bob Hatcher, Mike Hatcher, Jamie Davenport, Steve Cottrell and Gene Hatcher.Honorary pallbearers were Kyle Rudder, Don Blair, Ernest Wayne Blair, Don Elkins, Jamie Elkins and Ronnie Elkins.London Funeral Home was in charge of all the arrangements.

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Published in The Sentinel-Echo from Jun. 12 to Jun. 14, 2008.
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June 18, 2008
Georgia Mae Bundy Heightchew
June 16, 2008
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
Juanita Bundy Owen
June 15, 2008
I have to give this man a lot of credit for being what I am today. He was all of us Mosley's right arm, especially us Girls, Lois, Catherine and Loretta, as he was our School Teacher. With out his love for us, he took us places we were not able to go without him. Also he was a good friend to our Parents, Jim and Roxie Mosley. We all love him and he will be missed around London and Fogertown. May God bless his family.
Loretta Mosley Burdick
June 8, 2008
May God be with you and bless you, You will be in my thoughts and prayers .
Imogene
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