Doyle Blair 68, of Ooltewah, passed away surrounded by family and friends on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at his home.He was born Nov.24, 1944 to the late Floyd and Noel Blair. He was a very hard worker who loved being outdoors. He loved working in his barn and in his pasture. Above all things, he will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.He leaves behind to cherish his memory his wife of 39 years, Jean Harden Blair; one daughter Tracy Nisonger (Scott); one granddaughter Autumn Stephenson; two brothers, Jacky Blair and Billy Blair; and one sister, Sue Commons. In addition to these, he leaves behind several nieces, nephews, and extended family members and friends.The family will receive friends at Companion Funeral & Cremation Service located at 2415 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, TN 37311, from 6-8 p.m. today, Aug. 17, 2013.A graveside service will be held at Plowman Cemetery in Apison, Tenn., at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013.You are invited to share a personal memory of Doyle or your condolences with his family at his online guestbook located at www.companionfunerals.com.Companion Funeral & Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Blair family with these arrangements.