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Lydell Blair


Sunrise: December 13, 1987

Sunset: November 30, 2019

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.

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Viewing Friday, Decemer 6, 2019 Metropolitan Funeral Service 7246 Granby Street Norfolk, VA 23505 Service Saturday, December 7, 2019 11:00am Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church 934 W Little Creek Road Norfolk, VA 23505 Interment Carver Memorial Cemetery 2320 E Washington Street Suffolk, VA 23434

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    Marion Smith says

    Hi from the SMITH family my GOD continue to give you the strength that you need and always believe in GOD he will always have you in his arms just know that GOD did not make a mistake he saw that he needed another flower in his garden and he pluck him for his garden just know that you may endure for a night but joy come in the morning praying for the family be bless

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