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Keith “Sauce Boss” Blair transitioned on May 29, 2021. He was a native of Asheville and the youngest sibling born to Penny Grant and Keith Blair. He was a 2009 Asheville High graduate and a member of the football team.
Though Keith held several roles in life, he will be remembered for being an entertainer from rapping to dancing, and known for being the life of the party. "Ryda Black" as he was fondly called, loved to party as well as spend time with his kids, family and close friends. He never met a stranger. Keith was preceded in death by step-dad Darrell Grant, grandfather Charles Allen, great-grandparents Sadie Houston, Ida Ruth Jackson, and Roy Edgerton.
Left to cherish his memory is his mother Penny Grant, father Keith Blair, children Kyus Blair (Emoree) and Blair Campbell (Desire), maternal grandparents Mary Collins (Harry), paternal grandparents Patricia Blair (Wendell), sisters Patricia Blair. Vanice Allen, Kourtney Shivers, and Shanika Holloway, brothers Mendez Hill, Demarcus Hill, Darrell Cunningham, Quon Henry, Patrick Henry, Ryan Henry, Tilmon Jackson, Marcus Blair, Lawrence Robinson, and Chad Moncada. He also leaves behind several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and a host of cousins.
Funeral Services to honor the life of Mr. Keith Blair will be held Monday June 7th at 2pm, at Hill Street Missionary Baptist Church (135 Hill St., Asheville, NC). Burial will immediately follow the funeral at Sunset Cemetery. Viewing for Mr. Blair will be held one hour prior to the service at the church. The service will be live streamed on Avery's Memorial Chapel's Facebook page.
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