David A. Blackburn, age 70 of Shelbiana, KY passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the residence of his daughter.
David was born at Shelbiana, KY on January 30, 1948 to the late Charlie & Marie “Lockhart” Blackburn.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Charles Edward Blackburn, one sister Shelby Jean Thomas, one nephew Franklin Thomas & brother in laws, Tommy Hall & Goebel Thomas.
David is survived by two loving children, son, Dwight David (Melissa) Blackburn of Virgie, one daughter, Jeana Marie (Daniel) Ratliff of Elkhorn City, KY, his step-mother, Louise (Maynard) Blackburn, four brothers, Larry (Linda) Blackburn of Brushy, Dallas (Kathy) Blackburn of Millard, Samuel Amos (Katrina) Blackburn of Pikeville, Ben Albert Blackburn of Shelbiana, five sisters, Geraldine Hall of Pikeville, Myra Cordelia Chaney of Virgie, Margaret Angeline (Timmy) Hamilton of Shelbiana, Charla M. (Jamie) Quinn of Shelbiana, Patches (Martin) Atkinson of VA, three grandchildren, Kayla Brooke Blackburn, Shaley Denae Meadows, Bryce David Blackburn, three great-grandchildren, Tig, Raelynn & soon to come, Eli.
David had a special love for his "adopted" daughter, Lana Eileen McDonald & her daughters, Lillian Marie & Emily Rose, who he considered his grandchildren & also a host of nieces & nephew.
A Memorial service will be held on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 5:00 PM -9:00 P.M. at the Aldersgate United Methodist Church at Robinson Creek, KY with Pastor Melvin May officiating
Arrangements are entrusted to the Thacker Memorial Funeral Home of Pikeville, KY.