Blair Edward Willis


Blair Edward Willis, 77, of Tidioute, PA passed away February 6, 2019 in Erie, PA. Born in Somerset, PA on June 13, 1941, he was the son of the late Clyde Richard and Leah (Fritz) Willis. To know him was to love him He was married to Karen (Demelker) Willis who died in 2006. Surviving is a daughter, Jodie (Don) Hanke of West Lafayette, IN; a son, Tim (Tracey) Willis of Geneva, OH; a sister, Dorothy White of Geneva, OH; 6 grandchildren, Amanda Willis, Alex Willis, Garon Hanke, Cass Hanke, Jordyn Kovach, and Ethan Willis; 4 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Todd Willis in 2014. No services will held at this time .
Published on February 6, 2019
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17 posts

Feb 11, 2019
Thoughts and prayers to all! Blair was such a wonderful man and I'm honored to have known him. He always filled a room with laughter and fun! The memories I had with him and his words of wisdom will last a life time! RIP my angel from above!
Biz And Brian
Feb 10, 2019
Blair was one of the most special men we met when we moved to Tidioute. He treated us and our kids like we were his own. He had his wit and sense of humor that was like no other. He would always say to me Love u babe when he left and I would say love u back. Miss him dearly. Until we meet again keep it real up there Blair.
Mary and Bob Fath
Feb 10, 2019
He was a very special friend. He could always make me laugh and he will be missed by so many.RIP Blair.
Krissy passauer
Feb 09, 2019
Always called him Blair bear..Karen made him go to my womans league softball games..he would give me beer..25 yrs of loving my bear..lots of bar jokes..your home easy
Mark & Connie Debevec
Feb 09, 2019
To Jodie and Tim, I worked with your Dad at Fidel's ,Value King and Giant Eagle. I considered him a true friend and mentor. He was a good man. We're sorry for your loss, may God be with you during this time.
Bonnie Fox
Feb 09, 2019
I am so sorry.
He will really be missed.
Graham Sahli
Feb 09, 2019
Blair had the ability to whistle Iike a song bird. One day I asked him how he whistles so well? Practice everyday he said. That inspired me to practice everyday for 20 years now. I am still not as good as him I know its seems silly but I will forever compare his ability to mine. Maybe one day I'll reach his level.
Dave & Cheryl McGuire
Feb 09, 2019
We're so sorry to hear of Blair's passing. What a great guy, when meeting up with him you always felt better. His wit was unmatched. R.I.P. Blair, we miss you.
Michelle (Swartz) Buccardo
Feb 09, 2019
I remember when I was a very little girl at the Tippy Blair and Karen would come in the bar with Yogi and Gene all the time. All four of them were a huge part of my life growing up. It breaks my heart to loose the last of them. Until we meet again Blair. Say hello to everyone up there for me. I miss you all everyday!
Jim Greeley
Feb 09, 2019
sorry for the loss of a good friend always had a smart remark everytime that i seen him.RIP buddy.
james csizmadia chizzy
Feb 09, 2019
He always had a smile and a joke he will be missed.
Feb 09, 2019
Natalie and Willa
Feb 08, 2019
So sorry to hear of Blair's passing. Have great memories of him! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Brian Wright
Feb 08, 2019
Was so sad to hear of Blairs passing we were good friends in High School. our prayers are with the family.
Paula Mcclure
Feb 07, 2019
Tim and Family
I’m so sorry
I just saw this sitting at work
I’m sorry for your loss
Janet Bowers
Feb 07, 2019
Have know Blair all my life ! He was a great guy. Have so many great memories of our family times together. Sending sympathy to the family !
Debbie Rose
Feb 07, 2019
Just wanted to send our condolences to all of you. Chuck and I loved him like family. We will miss him.