Kenneth Marvin Blackburn Sr.

Published 3:28 pm Friday, December 18, 2009

Kenneth Marvin Blackburn, Sr. Tutti Frutti, age 73, of Chesterfield, Va., died on Tuesday, December 15, 2009. He was born in Richmond, Va., the son of the late William I. and Sarah Wells Blackburn. Mr. Blackburn was also preceded in death by his wife, Norma J. Blackburn.

He retired from Dupont after approximately 30 years of service. Mr. Blackburn was an avid bowler, golfer and tennis player, who won several company hosted tournaments.

He is survived by his children, Kenneth M. Blackburn Jr. and wife, Karen, of Columbus, Jeff Blackburn of Chesterfield, and Loretta E. Lacks and husband, Lee of Midlothian, Va.; six grandchildren, Khristina, Tiffany, Jessica, Britt, Donavan, and Myles; and siblings, Hughie Blackburn and wife, Evelyn of Chesterfield, Marie Simmons of Tabor, N.C., and Douglas O. Blackburn and wife, Ruthie of Chesterfield.

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The family will receive friends at the Chester chapel of J. T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home on Friday, December 18, 2009 from 6 to 8 p.m. Funeral services will follow there on Saturday at 11 a.m., with interment in Sunset Memorial Park, Chester.

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