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Charles Vaston Blackburn
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Birth: Sep. 19, 1925
Death: Jan. 10, 2010

LITTLETON -- Charles Vaston Blackburn, 84, died Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010, at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Roanoke Rapids. He was a native of Columbus County, the son of the late Hilton Blackburn and Mary Polk Blackburn. He was preceded in death by a brother, Paul Blackburn and three sisters, Thelma Spivey, Louise Graham, and Edith Gray Watts.

Charles was a former employee of Fox/Holsum Bakery for 34 years, was a United States Navy veteran having served in World War II and a member of the American Legion.

Final rites will be held at Enterprise Baptist Church Wednesday, Jan. 13 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Darren Lambert officiating. A graveside service will be held Thursday, Jan. 14 at 2 p.m. at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Tabor City. Visitation will be held Tuesday, Jan. 12 from 7-8:30 p.m. at Blaylock Funeral Home in Littleton and on Thursday, Jan. 14 from 1-2 p.m. at Inman Funeral Home in Tabor City.

Survivors include three sons, Tim Blackburn of Littleton, Mark Blackburn, and Terry Blackburn, both of Wilmington; a brother, Robert Blackburn of Whiteville; six grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, and six great-great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to World Changers at Enterprise Baptist Church, Littleton, N.C. 27850 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Hilton Blackburn (1900 - 1982)
  Mary Elizabeth Polk Blackburn (1903 - 1992)
 
 Siblings:
  Thelma Elizabeth Blackburn Spivey (1921 - 2002)*
  Louise Blackburn Graham (1923 - 2009)*
  Charles Vaston Blackburn (1925 - 2010)
  Paul Ray Blackburn (1927 - 2004)*
  John Robert Blackburn (1930 - 2010)*
  Edith Grey Blackburn Watts (1933 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Forest Lawn Baptist Church Cemetery
Tabor City
Columbus County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Andrew Blackburn
Record added: Jan 11, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46578638
Charles Vaston Blackburn
Added by: Andrew Blackburn
 
Charles Vaston Blackburn
Added by: Andrew Blackburn
 
 
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Young American Patriot, Page 145
- Joe Craver - NC Legionnaire
 Added: Jun. 28, 2014
Rest in peace Grandpa. I will miss you very much.
- Andrew Blackburn
 Added: Jan. 11, 2010
 
 
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