Michael Hamilton 'Mike' Blandford, 65, Lebanon, passed away Friday, March 15, 2013 at St. Joseph Hospital, Lexington.
He was born on Sept. 14, 1947 in Marion County. Blandford was a retired employee of Louisville General Electric.
He was preceded in death by: his parents, Thomas Hamilton and Dorothy Elizabeth Johnson Blandford; a brother, Richard Patrick Blandford Sr.; and a sister, Violet Marie Bland.
Survivors include: his wife, Sandra Helm Blandford of Lebanon; two sons, Todd (Rhonda) Blandford of Bardstown and Steven Blandford of Lebanon; a daughter, Beth Ann (Jeff) Barnett of Burgin; two grandchildren, Amanda Blandford and Matthew Blandford; a step-grandson, Craig Thompson; two brothers, Everett (Betty) Blandford and Danny (Cathy) Blandford, both of Lebanon; two sisters, Betty (Dick) Moraja of Lebanon and Lucy (Coleman) Brown of Versailles; and a sister-in-law, Kathy Blandford-Hawthorne of Lebanon.
A funeral Mass was held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, at St. Augustine Catholic Church with interment in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Danny, Amanda and Matthew Blandford, Craig Thompson, Felix Johnson, and Buddy Helm.
Bosley Funeral Home, Lebanon, was in charge of arrangements.