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Funeral Services for Mr. Herbert E. Blackshear, 79, Jacksonville, who passed on May 3, 2019, will be 11 AM, Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Open Arms Christian Fellowship, 2763 Dunn Ave., Jacksonville, Florida. Interment will be in Jacksonville National Cemetery on Monday, May 20, 2019. Calling hours will be from 5-8 PM, tomorrow (Fri, May 17) at James Graham Mortuary, Jacksonville, Florida and from 9:30 AM until service time on Saturday at Open Arms Fellowship. He was a 1959 graduate of New Stanton High School. He attended Edward Waters College and earned a bachelor's degree from Bethune-Cookman University and a master's degree from Florida A&M University. He was a US Army Veteran, a lifetime member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. and a member of The Charmettes, Inc. In 1964 he was drafted by the Pittsburg Steelers. He is survived by his wife of 53 years: Doris Harris Blackshear; daughters: Yolanda "Kim" Blackshear, Demetrius "Ann" Lane and Yvette (Glenn) Rhodes Reeves; son: William (Loretta) Blackshear; grandchildren: Sasha Blackshear, Tomeka Williams, Shayla and Brittani Reeves. RJ GAINOUS FUNERAL HOME, INC., 804 Dr. Mary M. Bethune Blvd., Daytona Bch, FL. 386-253-7686. www.rjgainousfuneralhome.com.
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Published in the Florida Times-Union from May 14 to May 16, 2019
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