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Rondall G. Blackburn

Posted By Scott Hanes On November 19, 2015 @ 9:19 pm In Obituaries | 11 Comments

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Rondall G. Blackburn, 79, of Fremont, OH passed away on Wednesday, November 18, 2015 at Regency Hospital of Toledo in Sylvania, OH. He was born on March 13, 1936 in Stone, KY, the son of Virgil and Lucy (Belcher) Blackburn.

Rondall married Sally Ann Riehl on June 30, 1956 at St. Ann Catholic Church and she preceded him in death on October 4, 2011. He worked in the Maintenance Department at Whirlpool Corporation for many years and retired on April 15, 1998. Rondall attended Sacred Heart Catholic Church was a former member of the Moose Club and VFW Dads. He loved having BBQ’s in the back yard of his home where he entertained many family and friends. Rondall enjoyed bowling, golf, baking, cross word puzzles, bird watching, hunting and watching Clyde wrestling.

Rondall is survived by his children, Joanne (Tom) Streacker, Findlay, OH, Robert (Benita) Blackburn, Clyde, OH, Janice (Susan Smith) Blackburn, Winter Springs, FL; sisters, Clara Marie Ratliff, Kimper, KY and Geraldine (Gene) Curtis, South Branch, MI; eight grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Barbara (Gary) Ohms; many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sally Ann Blackburn; infant daughter, Kathleen Blackburn and sister, Audrey M. Lester.

Visitation: Monday from 10:00 – 11:30 am at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 550 Smith Rd, Fremont, OH.

Memorial Service: Monday, November 23, 2015, 11:30 am at the church with Fr. Chris Kardzis officiating.

Burial: St. Joseph Cemetery

Memorials: Clyde Fliers Wrestling Boosters, 1015 Race St., Clyde, OH 43410 or Appalachian Outreach, PO Box 233, Glen Dale WV 26038.

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#1 Condolence By Lisa Szakovits On November 19, 2015 @ 10:33 pm

Janice, Joanne & Bob:

Allot of good times and laughter remembered with your family!!!

Sorry we can make it back to Fremont, but know we are thinking of you guys!

Hugs to all of you!

Dave & Lisa Szakovits
Barbara Brown

#2 Condolence By Joyce and Bob Goedicke On November 20, 2015 @ 3:18 am

TO THE BLACKBURN FAMILY:
Prayers going out to you Ron, and to the family and friends.
Remember the GOOD OLD DAYS AT WHIRLPOOL, WE HAD A BALL.
Rest in peace my friend, until we meet again.
JOYCE / BOB GOEDICKE LITTLE RIVER, SOUTH CAROLINA 29566

#3 Condolence By Jean StJohn On November 20, 2015 @ 3:40 am

I’m so sorry to hear about your loss. Prayers are with you and your family.

#4 Condolence By Elidia and Don Webb On November 20, 2015 @ 4:03 am

To Blackburn Family so sorry to hear this sad news. But knowing Rondall he is joking & caring on in haven with Sally & Audrey Miss all three of them RIP. God Bless You and we Love You and never forget you…

#5 Condolence By Karen Sawyer On November 20, 2015 @ 12:02 pm

I was so sorry to learn of the passing of Ron. I worked with him and remember all the fun we had. May God wrap His loving arms around each of you and give you comfort and peace. Keep your memories close to your heart.

#6 Condolence By Antoinette (Toni) Shilling On November 20, 2015 @ 5:58 pm

Joanne and family, So sorry to read of the loss of your father. He is in God’s loving embrace. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

#7 Condolence By Jack and Bonnie Pruitt On November 20, 2015 @ 7:04 pm

You are in our hearts and our prayers.

#8 Condolence By Ken and Janice Stanley On November 21, 2015 @ 7:41 am

Bob & Family ,Sorry to here of your loss , Cherish the memories you had together, May God Bless your family in this time.

#9 Condolence By Jacki Waugh On November 21, 2015 @ 11:54 am

Bob, Janice, and Joanne, sending prayers your way, and remembering all the fun we had as kids with your family, your dad was a great guy.
Thinking of all the Blackburn family.
Jacki & Arch

#10 Condolence By George Hintze Jr. On November 23, 2015 @ 10:31 am

Bob, Joanne, Janice and family, I’m sorry to here about your Dad. As a kid over at your house your Dad always seemed to have a question about something , that thought makes me smile. I’m sure your Mom saved him a place in heaven. God Bless.

#11 Condolence By Nick & Ann Kovalevsky On November 24, 2015 @ 3:50 pm

11-24-15 Joanne, Please accept our sympathy for the loss of your father.
Nick & Ann (Gilsdorf) Kovalevsky


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