Richard Blackman

Blackman, Richard

Vero Beach, FL (formerly of Endicott): Richard (Dick) went to the arms of the Lord November 2, 2012. Dick was predeceased by his parents, James and Dorothy Blackman; brothers, Tom and Doug Blackman; nephew, Mitch Blackman and special friends and former wives, Carolyn Blackman and Deloris Brown. He is survied by his children, Steven Blackman, Vestal, Lynda (Mark) Short, Endwell, Greg (Carol) McQuade, Waverly; grandchildren, Teresa Lombardi, FL, Lindsay Blackman, FL, Mick and Tyler Casler, Endwell, Amy and LeRoy Otis, Endwell, Doug Nation, Endwell, Arlene, Amie, Joshua, and Lea McQuade, Waverly; and great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews. Dick was a loving father and friend, his family and extended families meant the world to him. Dick graduated from Vestal High School in 1950, and went on to serve in the Air Force during the Koren War. After Dick joined IBM Poughkeepsie and the Owego, where he retired after 40 years. He will be truly missed. Services will be held Monday December 10 at the Vestal Elks Lodge. The family will receive guests from 4PM to 6PM. Service to follow. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the .

Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Dec. 9, 2012