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Oct. 18, 1990-Oct. 30, 2009

SEVEN SPRINGS -- Robert Larriette Blackburn, 19, departed this earthly life Friday at the University of North Carolina Hospital in Chapel Hill.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Entombment will follow at Pinelawn Memorial Park in Kinston.

He was the loving son of Kim Stewart of Seven Springs and husband, Lance Casey; his father, Robbie Blackburn and wife, Penny, of Seven Springs; he is also survived by two stepbrothers, James Casey and Patrick Casey of Seven Springs; three sisters, Kayla Blackburn of Seven Springs, Lynsey Blackburn of Seven Springs and April Tillman and husband, Michael, of Kinston; maternal grandparents, Billy and Phyllis Stewart of Stokes; paternal grandparents, Robert and Linda Blackburn of Seven Springs; his maternal great-grandparents, Jack and Marie Hart of Goldsboro; aunt and caregiver, Linda Boyle; and his uncles, Donald Hart, Rodney Blackburn and Billy Stewart Jr.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home and other times at the residence, 2906 N.C. 111 South in Seven Springs.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Ronald McDonald House.

Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on November 2, 2009 1:47 PM