Gary Blackman

Gary Alan Blackman, age 74, of Borden, Indiana, passed away on December 3, 2017, at his residence. Born on March 26, 1943, in New Albany, Indiana, he was the son of the late Delbert Blackman and Doris (Loughmiller) Blackman. Gary was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the Army. He was a retired FAA Aviation Safety Inspector Supervisor. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Pekin. Survivors include his son, Todd Alan Blackman and wife, Beth; daughter, Tonya Ann Blackman; three grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Veletta Kay (Purciful) Blackman; brother, Larry Blackman.
The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Baptist Church of Pekin. Viewing will be from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home in Borden, and Friday from 9 a.m. until time of service at the church. Burial will be at Martinsburg Cemetery.
Brother Jerry Goodwin will officiate. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the First Baptist Church of Pekin. Online expressions:


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