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March 13, 1917-May 8, 2010

FAYETTEVILLE -- Dudley Blackburn, 93, passed away peacefully Saturday at Carol S. Robeson Hospice Center.

Funeral service will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren chapel, with burial at Lafayette Memorial Park.

Mr. Blackburn was born March 13, 1917, in Warsaw to David James and Katie Elizabeth Blackburn.

He was a devoted husband and a loving father and grandfather and friend.

He worked at M&O Chevrolet as an automotive technician for 14 years. He retired with Fayetteville City Schools' maintenance department after 17 1/2 years.

He was a member of Grace Baptist Church.

He is survived by two daughters, Linda English and husband, Larry, and Carolyn Robertson; sister, Norma Kreiger; six grandchildren, Jay English, Lee Brock, Regina Hart and husband, Craig, Craig Brock and wife, Onja, Cristol Adams and husband, Fred, and Amity Caraballo; and 15 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends tonight from 7 to 9 at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.


Published in Obituaries on May 11, 2010 1:55 PM