Tony Ray Blair, 60, passed away on May 30, 2013 at Palo Verde Hospital. He was born on July 31, 1952 in Florence, Ariz. He spent a portion of his childhood being raised in Palo Verde and eventually moved to Blythe where he spent the majority of his life.
Tony was a proud man who could sometimes be short on words, but those who knew him best, knew that he had a heart of gold and would do anything for those who were close to him.
He spent his later years looking forward to his trips to Red Bluff, Calif. to visit with his wife and grandkids, as well as playing cards with his closed friends at the "Dog House" on Riviera Drive.
Tony is survived by his mother Evelyn (Jean) Blair; sister, Sherry Lynn Copple; brother, Jackie Blair; wife, Teri Blair; sons, Cory and Tony Blair; and his 10 grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Blair: and his sister, Ruthellen Blair.
The family will hold private services at a later date.