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Leo Paul Blackwell
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1934
Boise
Ada County
Idaho, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 2004
Fredonia
Caldwell County
Kentucky, USA

Mr. Blackwell was born on November 17, 1934 in Boise, Idaho. He was the son of the late Milburn Blackwell and Stella Allen Blackwell Vincent.

Mr. Blackwell was retired from the U.S. Army, having served three tours in Vietnam; a member of VFW; and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Ricky Lewis Wells.
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Kentucky New Era Obit posted on 7/7/2004 reads as follows:

CADIZ Leo Paul Blackwell, 69, Fredonia, died at 6:10 a.m. Tuesday, July 6, 2004, at his home of natural causes.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Goodwin Funeral Home with Art Baird officiating. Burial with military rites will be in the Kentucky Veterans CemeteryWest, Hopkinsville. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 tonight at the funeral home.

A native of Boise, Idaho, he was born Nov. 17, 1934, the son of the late Milburn and Stella Allen Blackwell Vincent. He was retired from the Army, having served three tours of duty in Vietnam. He was a carpenter and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-day Saints.

A stepson, Ricky Lewis Wells, preceded him in death.

Survivors include his wife, Ethelene Blackwell; three sons, Daniel Lewis, Lawrence Perry and Leo Paul Blackwell Jr., all of Elkton; three stepdaughters, Nancy Brown, Morristown, Tenn., Hazel Smith, Hopkinsville, Brenda Viosinet, Bloomington, Ill.; two stepsons, Johnny Wells, Hopkinsville, Kenneth Wells, Washington, Ill.; a sister, Emmaline Jasperson, Boise; a half-brother, John Vincent, Alpine, Utah, and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Melbourne Lyman Blackwell (1910 - 1988)
  Stella Allen Vincent (1913 - 1995)
 
 Spouse:
  Ethelene Pearl Boren Blackwell (1926 - 2011)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
SFC US ARMY
KOREA VIETNAM
BRONZE STAR
PURPLE HEART
ARMY
COMMENDATION
MEDAL
 
Burial:
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West
Hopkinsville
Christian County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section 4
 
Maintained by: Brandy Wells Murray
Originally Created by: Jason Presley
Record added: Dec 15, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10126514
Leo Paul Blackwell
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Leo Paul Blackwell
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