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Donald Irwin Blackwood

March 17, 1915 April 22, 1995
Donald Irwin Blackwood
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Donald Irwin Blackwood, 80, passed away Saturday, April 22, 1995, at the Jackson County Memorial Hospital.

Donald was born March 17, 1915, in Idana, Kansas to James and Mary Blackwood. He attended schools in Clay Center, Kansas and graduated from Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, in 1962.

On October 24, 1936, Donald and Marie Breckendamp of Formoso, Kansas, were united in marriage. They had two children, Donald and Marlee.

Mr. Blackwood retired from the United States Air Force in 1964, after a career as a glider pilot and a C-47 pilot.

Donald was a member of the Highland Heights United Methodist Church of Altus.

Mr. Blackwood was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Orville, Marvin and Eugene Blackwood; and one sister, Elsie Blackwood.

He is survived by Marie of the home, his wife of 58 years; a son and daughter-in-law, Donald William and Deanne Blackwood of Plano,, Texas; one daughter, Marlee Marie Blackwood o Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters, Velma Le Rossingnol of Santa Maria, California, Margaret Rallins of El Segundo, California and Mary Benza of Rialto, California; five grandchildren, Stephanie Blackwood, Kara Blackwood, Aimee Blackwood, Sean Blackwood and Holly Germain Blackwood; and one great-grandchild, Ki Aurora Richardson.

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