of Prestonsburg, the husband
of Margaret Ann Adams Blackburn, passed away Thursday, March 31, 2005, at the Cabell Huntington Hospital, Huntington, West Virginia.
He was born April 6, 1937, in Endicott, the son of the late Gordie Blackburn and Mellie Bush Blackburn. He was a retired truck driver, and a member of the Endicott Freewill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Margaret Ann; one daughter, Rhonda Gaye Blackburn of Prestonsburg; one brother, Trevert Blackburn of Prestonsburg; and three sisters: Farinda Miller of Jackson, Ohio, and Gertie Garrett and Bonnie Scalf, both of Prestonsburg.
He was preceded in death by his parents; four brothers: Delmar Blackburn, Thelmar Blackburn, Troy Blackburn, and John Blackburn; and two sisters: Margie Spears and Cora Blackburn.
Funeral services for Tom Ed Blackburn were conducted Sunday, April 3, at 2 p.m., at the Hall Funeral Home, in Martin, with Clergymen Jim Smith and Hobart Meek officiating.
Burial was in the Blackburn Family Cemetery, in McCombs, under the professional care of the Hall Funeral Home.
Visitation was at the funeral home, with nightly services at 7 p.m.
Pallbearers: Jason Bishop, James Adams, Steven Stevens, Ronnie Blackburn, Christopher Blackburn, Ricky Scalf, Brandon Maynard, Dakota Maynard, Chris Brothers, David Hall, and Sean Bo Bo.