Larry Blair

  • Died: September 12, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Maplewood Park

4017 Maplecrest Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46815

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

Larry Blair, 78, loving Husband and Father passed away on September 12, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was born on March 2, 1941 in Eaton, IN, the son of the late William & Mardale Blair. Larry attended Northside High school.
He served on the Fort Wayne Fire Department for 30 years and received several awards including the 2010 Retiree of the year award for unselfishly volunteering his time and talents to the preservation of the Fire Department History. He was a member of Kekionga Long Rifle Club, IAFF, HOG, and was on the board of the Fire Fighters Museum. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, Barbra, and his family, boating, hunting, riding motorcycles with his friends, driving his corvette, watching Nascar, playing poker with his buddies, building guns, refurbishing cars and Fire Engines, and woodworking hobbies. He was dedicated to all restorations needed at the Firefighters Museum during his years of retirement. Larry is survived by his sister, Connie Ogden (Val); brother, Tony Blair; daughters, Laura Hesson, Lisa Blair, and Michelle Roebel; sons, Michael Peconge and Jeffery Peconge (Traci); grandchildren: Brandon Thacker, Samantha Pulliam (Paul), Rachael Veenstra (Rob), Kyle Burke, Stephen Peconge, Kori Peconge, Ryon Peconge, Kaitlin Roebel, Zachary Roebel, and Austin Roebel; and great-grandchild, Raydyn Peconge. He was preceded in death by wife, Barbra Blair; father, William Blair; mother, Mardale Blair; sister, Jennith Blair; and granddaughter, Addison Ice. Funeral service will be held at 3:30 pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019 at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46815. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 10 am to 3:30 pm. To sign the online guestbook please visit,