Steven Ray Blair

Steven R. Blair, 68, passed away November 21, 2017 at his home in Lee’s Summit, MO. Steve was born in Iowa City, IA, March 30, 1949.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Austin and Madelene Yadon; one infant brother, James; sister, Jean Talbert and one nephew, Scott Bradshaw.  Steve was a graduate of Pleasant Hill MO, High School in 1968, where he lived for nearly 30 years.  He was a member of the Teamsters Local 41 for 39 years working as a driver for ABF Freight Haulers for 27 years.  Steve loved his hunting property where he spent hours cutting new trails for deer season.  He was known for working hard and helping anyone who needed his help whether it was family, friends or neighbors, Steve was the guy!  Steve is survived by his wife of 36 years, Robin; daughter, Stephanie Baldridge and husband Wade of Pleasant Hill, MO; stepson, Scott Blair and fiancé Dora of Lee’s Summit, MO; granddaughters Haley Baldridge of Kansas City, MO and Jessie Baldridge of Pleasant Hill, MO; step granddaughters, Mackenzie and Cali Blair and Hannah Brown all of Lee’s Summit, MO;  one step grandson, Tyler Long and his wife Stephanie od Lee’s Summit, MO; four step great grandchildren; one brother, Dean Bradshaw and his wife Vicky of Pleasant Hill, MO; 2 nieces, Dina Murphy of Villa Park, Il, Tami Caldwell and husband Mike  and their 3 children of Harrisonville, MO; one nephew, Dan Talbert and his wife Mia and their 2 children.  Steve was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and brother.  He will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  A Celebration of Life will be held from 11AM-2PM, Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at Big Iron Town 29608 East 179th Street, Pleasant Hill, MO, 64080.  Arrangements: Reflections 816-561-0101.