Donald Edward Blackburn 74, of Frankfort, IN, died at 5:37 a.m. March 25, 2016 at his home. Born August 16, 1941 in Gap Creek, KY to Ernest Clinton & Edna Pearl (Melton) Blackburn. He married Lectia Annalee Jones on December 16, 1961 in Monticello, KY and she preceded him in death December 22, 2010. Don grew up in Wayne County, KY attended school in Wendy, KY and moved to Frankfort in 1964. A self-employed building contractor, he operated Blackburn Construction from 1970 until 2007. Don was of the Baptist Faith. He loved his family.
Visitation and Services
The funeral services will be 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Wayne Martin of Harmony Baptist Church will officiate. Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 29th at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery, Frankfort. Memorial donation may be made to Clinton County Cancer Fund.
3 Sons: Terry Blackburn of Brownsburg Jerry (Susan) Blackburn of Austin, TX David (Rhonda) Blackburn of Michigantown 2 Daughters: Melissa Bryant of Frankfort, Donna Blackburn of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: Ernest Blackburn of Newport News, VA, Bobby Blackburn of Otterbein, IN, 2 Sisters: Geneva Sutton of Otterbein, IN, Shirley (John) Verhoeven of Otterbein, IN, Lifelong Friend: Bertie Staton of Frankfort, 15 Grandchildren and 4 Great Grandchildren.
his parents, spouse, 2 brothers, James Dallas Blackburn, Frank Blackburn, half-brother, Shelby Reno and great grandson Laiten.