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James Blackburn

July 23, 1927 — November 1, 2014


James William Blackburn, 87, of Covington died Saturday, November 1, 2014 at Owenton Manor, Owenton.

Jim was a World War II Army Veteran. He retired after 38 years as an expeditor with the Wm. Powell Valve Company, Cincinnati. He was a member of Mother of God Church, Covington and a Kentucky Colonel.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Julia O’Rourke Blackburn, and a son, Gary Lee Blackburn.

Survivors include daughters, Margie Blackburn of Covington, Ginny (Jim) Nussbaum of Erlanger and Dianne Blackburn of Covington; sister in law, Rose A. Blackburn of Taylor Mill; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation is Wednesday, November 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home, Covington. Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 12:05 p.m. at Mother of God Church, Covington. Reverend Raymond Hartman to celebrate Mass. Interment, with military honors, at St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.

Memorials are suggested to Owenton Manor, 905 Hwy 127 North, Owenton, KY 40359.


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