Funeral services for Ralph Dean Blair were conducted Monday at the Berlin School auditorium with Rev. Lloyd Martin of Crawford officiating. Committal was in the Berlin Cemetery under direction of Scroggins and Son of Cheyenne.
Young Blair, son of Raymond Blair of Cheyenne, died suddenly , August 12, 1964 after a four day illness of leukemia in Defiance, Ohio, where he was selling Bibles.
Ralph Dean Blair was born on January 22, 1941 in Elk City. He was a graduate of the Berlin High School and attended Sayre Junior College and Southwestern State College, Weatherford. He was a member of the Baptist church.
His mother preceded him in death. Survivors are his father, Raymond Blair, and stepmother, Lillian Blair; three brothers, Carl Gene, of Ringling, Wendall Ray of Tishomingo, a step brother, Norman McCaskill of California, two sisters, Sylvia Sadler, Cheyenne, Kathy McCaskill of the home; his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Blair of Elk City, OK.
Cheyenne Star, August 1964