After a lengthy illness, James Lewis Blair passed away at Vernon, BC, on March 19, 2005. He will be sadly missed by three sons and one daughter Randy (Belinda) of South Hazelton, Terry of South Hazelton, Kenneth of Nelson, Val Corrigal of Armstrong; 16 grandchildren, extended family and friends. Predeceased by daughter Jannett, special friend Lydia Boss and ex-wife Audrey. James was born March 19, 1925, at Sedalia, Alberta, and was a long time resident of New Norway, Ab., before moving to Armstrong a year ago. He enjoyed spending time with friends and family. A private family remembrance will be held. Cremation and arrangements in the care of Personal Alternative Funeral Services, Armstrong. 250-546-7237.