Lydell Blair was born on December 13, 1987 in Norfolk, Virginia to Delores Blair and the late Jeffery Blair. He passed away on November 30, 2019 at Sentara Leigh Hospital in Norfolk, VA.
He leaves to cherish his memories; his mother, Delores Blair; life partner, soulmate, “Wife in Fact”, Kierra Hines; three children, Tyrell Hines, Lydell Blair Jr & Kyndell Blair; three siblings, Osie Blair, Ebony Lane, and Devonte Spellman; a god-mother, Beulah Brown; three god-brothers, Tony Brown, Eric Mayes, and Clarence Highter; two god-sisters, Nancy Thomas, and Crystal Brown; a stepfather, Wells Davis, stand-in-dad, Marvin Ricks; a grand-mother, Mary E. Spellman; and a host of uncles, aunts, cousins, nephews, nieces, and a plethora of extended family and friends.
He was employed as a contract attendant at the Virginia Equipment Development Co. (VED). Lydell worked hard to provide for his family, Kierra, Tyrell, Lydell, and Kyndell meant everything to him and motivated him to change his life. He worked hard and did all he could even in illness to provide for his family.
Lydell was an amazing son, brother, nephew, grandson, and cousin, who was loved dearly by his family and friends. He grew up around cousins, grandparents, uncles, and aunts who cherished him and enjoyed his company. The family always looked forward to seeing Lydell who’s peaceful demeanor created a calming and safe environment.
The gentle giant, that was Lydell. He was someone you could count on whether to help in a time of need, or simply lend a listening ear. As the second oldest boy, Lydell quickly grew up to be a man representing his household as such. He will always be remembered for his amazing personality and a smile that could light up a room.
God certainty gained another angel and we can and should rest assured that he is at peace and will be with the Father in Heaven.