DALLAS, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The 1800 CAR WRECK team is mourning the loss of William "Bill" Blair, whom through his accomplishments became a strong leader and voice for the African American community in Dallas. Blair, a former Negro Leagues pitcher and founder of Elite News, died after a long illness at the age of 92. Says the law firm of Eberstein & Witherite, "having recently begun building our relationship with Elite News, we were saddened to hear about the passing of Mr. Blair, but will hold him dear to our memory and appreciate the great strides he has made as a leader in our community."
Remembering Bill Blair: A Voice for the People
The 1800 CAR WRECK team salutes Blair, who was highly regarded for his dedication to public service. After serving in the military and retiring from baseball, he founded Southwest Sports News in 1947, which became Elite News in 1960. Elite News is a premiere Dallas, Texas news publication that features stories that acknowledge, celebrate, and uplift the lives of members of the diverse community. Blair also started one of the leading annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day parades in the nation, which people from across the country have for more than three decades flocked to in honor of the civil rights leader. Attorneys of the Eberstein & Witherite firm served as a Grand Marshals for the 2014 event.
Blair is survived by his wife of 70 years, two sons, three daughters, and several grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two other sons.
About 1800 CAR WRECK/ The Law Firm of Eberstein & Witherite
Eberstein & Witherite is a Texas law firm that has provided legal support for individuals with complex cases for decades. With more than 100 years of combined practice between them, the attorneys of the firm are known for their dedication to community service, which they regard as an important element of providing effective legal advocacy. Anyone who has been injured in an accident can contact the firm today by calling 1800 CAR WRECK, and requesting a free consultation to discuss available legal options for their case.
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