Funeral services for Edward Phillip Blackburn, Jr., age 67 of Alto will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, August 2, 2019 at Hillside Memorial Chapel, Clarkesville. Pastor Mitchell Thomason and Pastor Derek Howard will officiate with interment to follow the service in Yonah Memorial Gardens with Military Honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 6-8 PM.
Mr. Blackburn passed away Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at his residence.
Born on January 6, 1952, Mr. Blackburn was the son of Martha Thomason Blackburn and the late Edward Phillip Blackburn, Sr. Mr. Blackburn was a disabled Veteran having honorably served in the United States Marine Corps. He was a member of the American Legion and Cornelia Christian Church. In addition to his father, Mr. Blackburn is preceded in death by grandparents Marvin and Eva Blackburn and Albert and Grace Thomason.
Survivors include his mother Martha Thomason Blackburn of Jackson, daughter and son in law Angel and Max Lipchinsky of Alto, son Edward Phillip Blackburn, III of Alto, sister and brother in law Judy and Don Dye of Villa Rica, and grandchildren Travis, Lane, Sean, Belle and Lily.
An online guestbook is available at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256.
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