April 29, 1990 – July 30, 2012
TURNER – Jack Andrew Blair was born in Salem, Oregon on April 29, 1990. He passed away on Monday, July 30th. He was 22. Jack grew up in Stayton and joined the US Army at age 17. He was stationed at Fort Bragg and served in Afghanistan,. His military achievements include the following medals and awards: Army Service, Army Overseas Service, NATO International Security Assistance Force, National Defense Service, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service, Army Commendation, Army Achievement, and Army Good Conduct medal.
Jack enjoyed camping, four wheeling, fishing and mud trucking.
He is survived by his mother and step father, Sheryl ( Jesse) Collis of Turner; father, Brian Blair of Salem; brothers, Brian Jr. of Turner, Joshua (Sara) of Ft. Lewis, WA, Jacob (Davena) of Ft. Benning, Georgia, Robert of Turner; sister, Ashley of Jefferson, OR; grandparents, Randy (Cecilia) Swigart and Jack Blair; 4 nieces and nephews, Lilyann, Sage, Abigail and Lorne.
Memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior fund.
Visitation will be Friday, Aug. 3rd from 9 am – 4 pm at Weddle Funeral Chapel, Stayton.
Memorial Service with military honors will be held Monday, Aug. 6th at 12:00 Noon at Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon.