|Birth: ||Dec. 5, 1926|
|Death: ||Sep. 17, 2012|
Alan B. Blackburn, age 85, formerly of Troy, Ohio, more recently of West Chester, Ohio, passed away on Monday, September 17, 2012 at Chesterwood Village in West Chester.
He was born on December 5, 1926 in Sioux City, Iowa, to the late William Bruce and Frances (Mueller) Blackburn Palmer.
Alan was a US Navy veteran, a member of the First Presbyterian Church, Troy and the American Welding Society. He attended Marietta College and The Ohio State University and was an electrical engineer with Aeroproducts in Vandalia and Hobart Brothers in Troy.
Alan enjoyed auto racing and race car design and was the chief engineer on a car that won the USAC National Sprint Car Championship. He also enjoyed sharing his electrical and mechanical talents by being "Mr. Fix-it" to friends and family.
He is survived by his three children: Alana Plessinger of West Chester, Ohio, Brad (Anne) Blackburn of Columbus, Ohio and Lisa (Thomas) Parliament of Mt. Dora, Florida; two brothers: Douglas (Norma Jean) Blackburn of Maryland and James (Ellen) Blackburn of Virginia; six grandchildren: Kara (Josh) Plessinger Jenkins, Alex Plessinger, Ashley Blackburn, Sarah (Brent) Blackburn Gerrity and T.J and Lexi Parliament; three step grandchildren Rob (Susan), Ben and Abby Littleton and three great-grandchildren: Avery, Colby and Zachary Jenkins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Pollyanna (Schultz) Blackburn, on February 27, 1992 and his son-in-law, Ronald Plessinger.
A memorial service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, Troy.
Pollyanna Schultz Blackburn (1931 - 1992)
Created by: Preserving the Past
Record added: Oct 19, 2012
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