Obituary – James Rexford Blair

Mr. James Rexford Blair, 66, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Friday, March 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Wayne Hill officiating. Interment was in Whitehall Methodist Cemetery. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Blair was born September 15, 1947, in Louisville, MS. He was a retired expeditor with Edwards Electric, and a member of Whitehall Methodist Church.

He is survived by his daughters, Jennifer (Eric) Carter and Beth Wall; and a son, James Blair, all of Louisville; sisters, Jackie Ladd of Louisville, and Deborah Edmonds of Starkville; brother, Douglas Blair of Louisville; and grandchildren, Jenna Whitman, Channing Wall, Kaden Stapleton, Jaden Blair, Tori Blair, Jamie Carter, Dalton Carter, and Caylee Carter.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pattie Jean Blair; and his parents, Nannie Dempsey and Shelton Clyde Blair.

Pallbearers were Dustin Ladd, Stephen Metts, Kevin Palmer, Stevie Ball, Chas Ball, and Ryan Egger. Honorary pallbearers were Burbon Wilson, Bennett Wilson, Ricky Wilson, Richard Wilson, and Chucky Dempsey.

Memorials may be made to Porter Funeral Home to assist with funeral expenses.

To sign the guest register, go to www.porterfuneralhome.net.