Walter David Blair, age 78, of Lilburn, GA passed away on Monday, July 11, 2016. He is preceded in death by his parents, Arthur Blair and Dorothy Peters Blair; sister, Helen Blair. He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged. He loved to travel, gardening, doing yard work and was a Big Tennessee football fan. Walter worked at Grady Memorial Hospital for 44 years. He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Beverly Cannon Blair; daughters: Kerri Hilliard and husband, Joe, Kimberly Sweat and husband, Jeff; Grandchildren, Jordyn Cowan, Blaire Hilliard, Bailey Hilliard, Brooklyn Sweat and Dakota Sweat; brothers, Charles Blair and wife, Barbara, Lloyd Blair, Dale Blair, Ronnie Blair and wife Novella, and Reed Blair; sister, Phyllis Johnson and husband, Bill. The family with have a visitation on Friday, July 15, 2016 from 2:00 P.M. until 4:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy. Lawrenceville, GA. 770-277-4550. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in memory of Walter to the Alzheimer’s Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011. Online condolences can be expressed at

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  1. Walter was such a sweet man, father and husband. He was always there for his girls and loved them and Beverly so much. I pray for peace and strength to your family and love you all. Xoxo

  2. Ms. Beverly so sorry to hear Walter’s passing just know in your heart you did all you could , Nobody understands better than I how degrading alziehmer’s is My wish for you and the girls is that you remember the goods times . and keep those memories in you heart forever .

  3. May God give you peace and comfort during this most dificult time. God promises to remove the pain and heartaches of death (Rev 21:3,4). Thus Jesus said that we will see them again, he even showed us what he will do when he raised Lazarus and others. As you reflect on Mr. Blair reflect on God’s promises. What a precious hope we have.

  4. What a great picture of Walt. Makes me miss him. He was such a good guy. I really enjoyed getting to know him. I’m sorry Beverly.

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