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Loren E. "Blackie" Rardin

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Loren E. "Blackie" Rardin Obituary
Loren E. "Blackie" Rardin, born Jan. 23, 1930, died at his home Saturday, March 19, 2011. Married to his wife, Jaunice, on July 1, 1950, they shared a life for over 60 years. He is survived by four sons, Tommy, Johnny and his wife, Linda, Ronny and his wife, Bridgette, and Jerry and his wife, Susan; and daughters-in-law Anna Rardin, of Alamogordo, and Delie Rardin, of Odessa. He was preceded in death by his son Donny and infant son Ricky Joe.
He had 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and most live in the area.
After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he worked as a fireman at Holloman Air Force Base. He retired from the fire department after 27 years of service, then worked and retired from Foxworth after 10 years of service. His passion in life was always with horses, raising and training them and always willing to help others, especially when the issue was about horses ...
He loved ranching and farming, working at local ranches and cutting and selling hay. He loved hunting and fishing, doing crossword puzzles and playing cards with his family. He will be missed by all.
Private services are pending. Alamogordo Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, his wish was to please make any donations to Saving Grace Church, 45 K.C. Road, Alamogordo, NM 88310.Loren E. "Blackie" Rardin
Loren E. "Blackie" Rardin, born Jan. 23, 1930, died at his home Saturday, March 19, 2011. Married to his wife, Jaunice, on July 1, 1950, they shared a life for over 60 years. He is survived by four sons, Tommy, Johnny and his wife, Linda, Ronny and his wife, Bridgette, and Jerry and his wife, Susan; and daughters-in-law Anna Rardin, of Alamogordo, and Delie Rardin, of Odessa. He was preceded in death by his son Donny and infant son Ricky Joe.
He had 15 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren and most live in the area.
After serving in the U.S. Air Force, he worked as a fireman at Holloman Air Force Base. He retired from the fire department after 27 years of service, then worked and retired from Foxworth after 10 years of service. His passion in life was always with horses, raising and training them and always willing to help others, especially when the issue was about horses ...
He loved ranching and farming, working at local ranches and cutting and selling hay. He loved hunting and fishing, doing crossword puzzles and playing cards with his family. He will be missed by all.
Private services are pending. Alamogordo Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, his wish was to please make any donations to Saving Grace Church, 45 K.C. Road, Alamogordo, NM 88310.
Published in Alamogordo Daily News from Mar. 22 to Apr. 22, 2011
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