The Gatesville Messenger
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Wallace Blair, age 83, of Temple, died Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Graveside services were held Saturday, Nov. 22, at King Cemetery. Mr. Blair was born on Jan. 22, 1931, in Killeen to the late Joel Blair and Flora Nunnley Blair. He attended school in Killeen. He married Fannie Stokes and they made their home in Houston. He worked for Central Freight Lines for over 40 years. Upon retirement, he and his wife resided in King. He was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Blair; parents; and sisters, Julie Blair Travis and Verdie Glenn. He is survived by daughter, Patricia Fowler, of Troy; two grandson; sisters, Mildred Cockrell Shine and Willie Blair Barlow; brother, Moody Rex Cockrell; and adopted son, Randy Riggs of Gatesville.