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Blackmon


Blackmon Blackmon Funeral services for J.D. Blackmon, 53, of Rockdale were held Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Burial followed in I.O.O.F. Cemeter y. Pastor Roy Dillard of Milano United Methodist Church officiated. Mr. Blackm on died Thursday, July 4, at his home in Rockdale.

He was born April 14, 1960, in Fayetteville, North Carolina, to Carole and James Donald Blackmon Sr.

Mr. Blackmon spent his childhood in Milano and graduated from Milano High School in 1978. He attended Austin Community College and worked for Luminant as a senior planning technician.

On May 19, 1990, he married Terry McGoldrick in Rockdale.

Mr. Blackmon was a Dallas Cowboy fan and was involved in fund-raisers to help organizations and families. Karaoke singing was his favorite thing to do.

He was preceded in death by a son, Chris Fisher, on Dec.14, 2005, and a sister of a triplet birth, Bonnie Blackmon.

Survivors are his wife, Terry Blackmon of Rockdale; his parents, Jim and Carole Blackmon of Milano; two sons, Jeremey K. Fisher of Bryan, James Anthony Fisher of Rockdale; three daughters, Crystal B. Fisher, Amanda L. Fisher and Mary Kyrsten Hartley, all of Rockdale; two brothers, Jeff Blackmon of Rockdale, Robert Blackmon of Milano; and five sisters, including the other triplets, Lisa Coldiron and husband Rodney, Glenda Westbrook and husband Gary, all of Milano, Laura Wilson and husband Terry, Maria Magee and husband Leslie, all of Rockdale, April Langford and husband Larry of Crockett; also, 12 nieces and nephews and six great-nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were James “J.T.” Wilson, Eugene Holub, Larry Kerlin, Byron Mack, Jaime Tovar and Russell Fischer.

Honorary pallbearers were Rodney Coldiron, Leslie Magee, Larry Langford, Gary Westbrook and Terry Wilson.


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