Sacramento Memorial Lawn - Sacramento
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Sacramento, CA 95824

Don Victor Blackwell Jr.

1937 - 2006 Obituary Condolences
Don Victor Blackwell, Jr. was born in Anniston, Alabama to Don Blackwell and Victoria Blackwell- Boatwright. They moved to Bakersfield, California in 1939 where he completed Lincoln Elementary, Jr. High School and graduated from BHS. He entered the U.S. Navy where he honorably served his country for thirty years achieving the rank of Master Chief before he retired. He then went back to school graduating from Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, CA. He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Gloria Blackwell-Wilson; a niece, Vicky Stephenson; and a nephew, Marco Wilson. He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Emma Armstrong-Blackwell; four children, Jack, Lamont, Julie and Shanita Blackwell, all of Sacramento, CA; 3 grandchildren; sisters, Juanita Stephenson and husband, Jesse, Constance Edwards and husband, Cornelius, Carolyn Bester, Cecelia Adams and husband, Ronald, Thelma Boatwright, Dr. Patricia Boatwright, Bennie Boatwright and Bernard Boatwright; stepmother, Sarah Blackwell and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and cherished friends. Viewing to start March 9, 2006, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. with the funeral services to be held Friday, March 10, 2006, at 1:00 p.m., at Sacramento Memorial Lawn Mortuary, 6100 Stockton Blvd., Sacramento, CA. Interment will be at a later date at sea. Don V. Blackwell Jr. May 26, 1937 - Feb. 28, 2006 Legacy.com
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Mar. 7, 2006
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