December 5, 2012
After graduation, I continued working at East Point Glass Company. In June of 1960, I married Kate Yates from Bowdon, Georgia. In 1961, we moved back to the farm in Alabama began producing eggs and beef cattle. From 1962 to 1968 I was Justice of the Peace. In 1967 I sold the egg business and went to work with the State of Alabama Department of Agriculture for the next 30 years.
I remained in the cattle business until 1997 my son took over when I retired, since then we traveled to Canada, Mexico and all the states several times, except we haven’t made it to Alaska.
I smoked to long and I now have emphysema and am disabled.
We have a son, Eugene, born in 1961 married Naomi Taylor, he works for Auburn University Vet School and continues to operate the farm. He has 1 daughter, Taylor Blair. Our daughter, Regenia. born in 1963, married Glenn Barninger. She teaches math at Oak Mountain School in Carrollton, Georgia and has 1 son, Harrison Barninger.
home of the wildcats
Russell High Class of 1959
The Bradford Blair Family - 2004