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Oliver S. Blair

Oliver S. Blair 86, of Urbana, IL passed away at 8:42 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2020 at the University Rehab Center in Urbana.

Oliver was born on October 1, 1933 to Peter and Irma (Olsen) Blair.  He married Sarah Blair on January 9, 1954 in Rantoul, IL.  She died January 7, 2005.

He is survived by one son, Thomas (Mary) Blair of Urbana; one daughter, Cheri Thode of Villa Grove; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, one sister, and a grandson.

A graveside service was held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, September 4, 2020 at the Villa Grove Cemetery with Father Alloy officiating. The family asked that you please wear a mask and to practice social distancing. Joines Funeral Home (Villa Grove) assisted the family with arrangement.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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