Nelson was born December 5, 1988 to William Edward Blair and Alecia Babbs Blair Jones in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a faithful member of Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church Montevallo, Alabama and later joined the New Mount Moriah Baptist Church Calera, Alabama where he remained until he graduated from Calera High School in 2007 and joined the United States Air Force. He was hand selected as the most capable Airman to support an Air Force One mission as the President of the United States traveled through the area of operation. Funeral Service will be Friday at 11:00 AM at Greater Shiloh Baptist Church (2135 Jefferson Avenue SW 35211) Pastor Michael Wesley officiating and Pastor Harry Jones Eulogist with interment in Alabama National Cemetery. His loving survivors are: devoted mother; Alecia (Harry) Jones, siblings; LaTae Blair, Raven Blair Seay, Reginald Walker, Jonathan Jones and Corey Jones, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. His remains will lie in repose on Thursday from 1:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Westside Funeral Home Fairfield Directing.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Sgt. Nelson Rashaad Blair, please visit our floral store.