Jan 17, 1956 - Mar 7, 2011
Former Riverton resident Donald J. Blair of Glenrock died in Glenrock on Monday, March 7, 2011. He was 55.
Funeral services are at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 12, with the Rev. Father David Erickson officiating. Interment follows at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. There will be a rosary at 4 p.m. on Friday, March 11, at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton with viewing to follow at 5 to 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
Donald James Blair was born in Newport, R.I., on Jan. 17, 1956, the son of LeRoy James Blair and Darlene Helen (Dillon)Blair. The family moved to Nebraska for a short time, then to Rawlins where they lived until moving to Riverton in 1970, where he attended high school.
Mr. Blair was a truck driver for Sinclair Trucking Division for the past 10 years and had worked for several trucking companies in Wyoming.
He had managed theaters in Riverton and Cheyenne before entering the U.S. army in 1975. He served with the Army in Germany for four years, 1975-1979
He married Sandra Iseli in Riverton on Dec. 10, 1982. The couple moved to Glenrock in 2000.
His family said Mr. Blair enjoyed fishing, hunting, spending time with his family and friends, and enjoyed his pets very much.
Survivors include his wife, Sandra Blair of Glenrock; step-children, Mike Sparks, David Sparks, and Christy (Sparks) Basso; five step-grandchildren; sisters, Theil (Blair) Dooley and husband Tom of Riverton, Teresa (Blair) Nirider and husband Joel of Lander, and Mickey House and husband Jim of Casper; numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, LeRoy and Darlene Blair, and a brother, Pat Blair.
Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, in care of the Davis Funeral Home, 2203 West Main Street, Riverton, WY 82501.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at: theDavisFuneralHome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.