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James Clark Blackburn

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On May 21, 2016, the Rev. James Clark Blackburn, beloved husband of Judith Stewart Blackburn, father of John C., Paul B., and David H. Blackburn, step-father of Jonathan S. Busky, and brother of David W. Blackburn. Also survived by six grandchildren. Jim graduated from Amherst College in 1956, then from Virginia Theological Seminary in 1959, and earned an MA from the University of Pennsylvania in 1969. He was ordained in 1959 and spent his entire career as a priest of the Episcopal Church. During his 50+ years as a churchman, and throughout his life, Jim fought for equality and peace. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 4th at 10:30AM in the Chapel of Church of the Redeemer 5603 N. Charles St. Baltimore MD 21210. Please omit flowers. Memorials in his name may be made to Amherst College, P O Box 5000, Amherst, MA. 01002. Arrangements by the family-owned MITCHELL-WIEDEFELD FUNERAL HOME INC. www.mwfuneralhome.com
Published in Baltimore Sun from May 26 to May 29, 2016
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