Michael "Mike" K Blackford, age 63, of Elwood, passed away on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at his residence.
He was born on April 30, 1950, to the late Roy "Bud" and Erma (Riley) Blackford.
In October 1978 he married the love of his life Linda (Elliott) Blackford.
Michael worked in the office at Steel Slitting. He enjoyed mowing his yard and being outside, but most of all Mike loved spending time with his grandkids.
Michael is survived by his loving Wife, of 35 years, Linda (Elliott) Blackford of Elwood, Indiana; Son, Mike Blackford of Elwood, IN, Son, Drew (Cydney) Blackford of Lafayette, IN, Daughter, Tammy (Kevin) Wallace of Elwood, IN, Daughter, Angie (Rick) Phillips of Decatur, IN, Daughter, Sarah Strong of Elwood, IN, Granddaughter, Ciera Fred, Grandson, Tim Phillips, Grandson, David Blackford, Granddaughter, Taylor Blackford, Granddaughter, Taylor Hill, Grandson, Tucker Blackford, Granddaughter, Zoey Strong, Granddaughter, Layla Strong, Granddaughter, Rubi Strong, Granddaughter, Morgan Wallace, Grandson, Brody Wallace, Sister, Joyce Frazier of Alexander, IN, Special Uncle, Mike (Diane) Blackford of Elwood, IN, Sister in law, Sharon Blackford of Elwood, IN, Sister in law, Diane Walker of Elwood, IN, Brother in law, Mark (Cassie) McQuinn of Elwood, IN, and several Nieces, Nephews, Aunts, and Uncles.
Michael was preceded in death by his Father, Roy "Bud" Blackford, Mother, Erma Blackford, Brother, Jack Blackford.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm Thursday, October 10, 2013 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, Indiana. Burial will follow in the Carey Cemetery, Strawtown, IN.
Visitation will be Thursday, October 10, 2013 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made to Morrisett Center, 1520 S 22nd St Elwood, IN 46036.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com