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Colonel Dwight Blackburn
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Birth: Apr. 28, 1923
Death: Oct. 28, 2005
Winston-Salem
Forsyth County
North Carolina, USA

Mr. Colonel Dwight Blackburn, age 82, of Kernersville, formerly of Wilkesboro died Thursday, October 28, at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice Home in Winston Salem.

A graveside service with military rites by Veterans of Foreign Post 1142 and Traphill Masonic Rites Lodge #473 will be held at Mountlawn Memorial Park

Mr. Blackburn was born in Wilkes County, April 28, 1923, to Ken and Metta Hinson Blackburn. He was a member of Round Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Blackburn was retired from the US Marine Corps after serving more than 27 years, during World War II, Korean War, and Viet Nam.

Mr. Blackburn was a devoted Mason and active member of Traphill Lodge #473, AF & AM of NC.

Mr. Blackburn was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, William Boyd Blackburn.

Mr. Blackburn is survived by his wife, Dorothy Mize Blackburn of the home; two sons, Steve Blackburn and wife, Anita of Senatobia, MS and William Paul Blackburn and Cindy of South Lyon, MI; two daughters, Betty Williams and her husband, Jim of Greene County and Lyn Myers and her husband, Danny of Kernersville; one brother, Paul Blackburn of Mocksville; one sister, Lucy Cothren of Traphill; five grandchildren; and one great grandson.
 
 
Burial:
Mountlawn Memorial Park
North Wilkesboro
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Elizabeth Marlow O.
Record added: Nov 30, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23184316
Colonel Dwight Blackburn
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