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Burl Wayne BlackwellSeymour Daily Tribune
May 2, 1927 – June 28, 2006
Burl Wayne Blackwell, 79, Bedford, died at 9:21 p.m. Wednesday, June 28, 2006, at Bloomington Hospital.
Mr. Blackwell retired from Central Foundry in 1978.
He was a member of the Hillcrest Christian Church, United Auto Workers Local 440 and a veteran of the United States Army Air Corps, serving during World War II.
Born May 2, 1927, in Lawrence County, he was a son of William and Ethel (Henderson) Blackwell, both of whom preceded him in death. On June 18, 1945, he married Geraldine King.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Morris, Norman and Oscar Blackwell; four sisters, Mabel Samuelson, Lillian Parmalee, Jean Meeker, Lois Mower; a half-sister, Marie Blackwell and a half-brother, Garland Applegate.
Funeral services were conducted at the Elmwood Chapel, of Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will take place at Cresthaven Memory Gardens.
Military rites will be conducted at the graveside by members of Gillen Post 33 American Legion.