Mourning the loss of Reverend Gregory "Greg" Blair

VIENNA, W.Va. (WTAP) - The community mourns the loss of a beloved minister. Reverend Gregory "Greg" Lee Blair passed away at the age of 61 December 22nd at Camden Clark.

He was the minister at Wayside United Methodist Church in Vienna. That's where his funeral took place Thursday. Those who knew him say he had a loving and enthusiastic personality.

Blair was also the chaplain for the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.

He was born May 26, 1956 in Parkersburg, a son of Lois Brown Blair of Vienna and the late G. Bryan Blair. He graduated from Point Pleasant High School in 1974, attended West Virginia Wesleyan from 1974 to 1979 and graduated from Asbury Theological Seminary in 1988.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife of 26 years, Kathy Naggie Blair; one sister, Susan (Larry) Casey of Vienna; and one brother, Doug Blair of Rock Bridge, Ohio.

In addition to his father, Blair was preceded in death by his son, Daniel Preston Blair.

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