Scott A. “Ogre” Blair, 51, of Streator and formerly of Ransom passed away Friday, October 4, 2019 at O.S.F. St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 9th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ransom. Fr. Ghislain Inai and Deacon Ron Wackerlin will concelebrate the Mass.
Visitation will be from 9:00 A.M. until 12:00 P.M. Wednesday, October 9th at St. Patrick’s Church, Ransom.
Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Ransom. Pallbearers will be Matthew Wilson, Ken “Bro” Volkman, Mark “Murph” Sliker, Marty Jess, John “Fathead” Dunham, Rob “Lumpy” Greenfield, Mark Coonan, Joe Fiedler, Nick “Nikodemus” Jess, Dave “Ski” Slusarski and Kenny “Gee” Gee.
A Celebration of Scott’s Life will be held Friday, October 11th at Kat’s and Bag’s in Ransom starting at 3:00 P.M.
Born August 15, 1968 in Streator, he was the son of John and Charlotte (Wolfanger) Blair. He was formerly married to Colleen Johnson Blair. She survives in Ransom.
He is also survived by daughters, Abbie (Matthew) Wilson of Seneca, Katlin Blair of Ransom and Maggie Blair of Ransom; his parents, John and Charlotte Blair of Ransom; a sister, Sherri (Jack) Stephens of Streator; a niece, Sarah (Brandon) Wall of West Frankfort; a great niece and nephew, Jocelyn and Nolan Wall of West Frankfort; a special friend, Karie Hallowell of Streator; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins also survive.
He was preceded in death by his paternal and maternal grandparents; and brothers, Sean, Mark and Seth Blair.
Born in Streator he attended Ransom Grade School and graduated from Streator High School in the class of 1986. He also attended Joliet Junior College.
He worked for Exelon – LaSalle Station for 31 years in the Mechanical Maintenance Department. He was a member of the IBEW Local #15.
He was a member of St. Patrick’s Church, Ransom and the Streator Eagles Club.
Scott was an avid golfer and bowler and belonged to several different leagues through the years. He loved hunting, especially for turkey and deer. He was a die-hard Chicago White Sox fan.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed to the Cholangiocarcinoma Foundation or Streator Unlimited.