Obituary: Guldmar Jackson “Buck” BlairJun 11th, 2012 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Guldmar Jackson Blair
Guldmar Jackson Blair, 83, passed away at his home in Wauchula Friday, June 8, 2012. Buck, as known by his friends, was born in Hickory Grove, Florida to Ed and Mae Blair on July 23, 1928. He was a farmer in Madison County before being called into the Ministry where he served as a Methodist Minister for over 40 years. Buck enjoyed gardening and whatever Helen, his wife for 56 years, asked him to do. In his retirement years, he spent most of his time listening to the southern wind “whistle” through the tall pines. He loved sitting on the porch with his beloved grandchildren, watching the pine trees dance in the wind. Buck was preceded in death by his wife Helen in 2009. He is survived by his loving family, sisters, Leona Gay, Madison, Florida, and Mary Frances Cantrell, Pinetta, FL; children, Donna Blair-Hernandez (Larry), Rhonda Blair Schrenk (Mitch), Melinda Blair Luce (Jean), Michael Edwin Blair (Angela), and Karen Blair Gordon (Kendall); grandchildren, Kendall Gordon II (Jackie), Nicholas Gordon, George Mitchell Schrenk (Denise), Jamie Blair Gordon, Shea Michael Luce (Kristyne), Blair Sims (Matt), Randall Schrenk (Suzannah), Ryan Blair, Rowland Blair, and McKenzie Blair; and great grandchildren, Blaine Jackson Gordon and Marie D’Nae Sims; and a host of of nieces and nephews that adored their Uncle Buck.
Memorial Service for Rev. Blair will be 4 PM Sunday, June 24, 2012 at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church, Pinetta, FL, with Rev. James Howes officiating. Buck’s final resting place will be in Hickory Grove.