Blanchard, Charles Garrison Charles Blanchard, 70, of Dallas, TX died on October 29, 2013 at Lewisville Medical Center. He was born in 1943 to Charles B. Blanchard and Margaret (Garrison) Blanchard in Syracuse, New York. He graduated from Syracuse University in 1965 and had a successful career in real estate sales, though his first love was always music. He was an accomplished organist and up to the time of his death was the Music Director for Christ Lutheran Church in Dallas. He will always be remembered as a loving father, grandfather, brother-in-law and friend to all that knew and loved him. Survivors include his wife Kathryn Blanchard, four children Karen Blanchard (& Mike) Stevens, Kristin Blanchard (& Mike) Svets, John (& Nicole) Blanchard, and Jeffrey (& Amy) Blanchard, 11 grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother Margaret Blanchard in 1989 and father Charles B. Blanchard in 2003. A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, November 2, 2013 at Christ Lutheran Church, 3001 Lovers Ln, Dallas, TX 75225. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Friday, November 1, 2013 at Sparkman/Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Hwy., Dallas, TX. In lieu of flowers, donations in Memorial may be made to Christ Lutheran Church or The
. Online condolences may be made at www.Sparkman-Hillcrest.com.
Published in Dallas Morning News on Oct. 31, 2013