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Richard Blackburn Osceola

Richard Blackburn, 83, of Osceola died Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018, at his son’s home in Osceola.

Visitation will be Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Kale Funeral Home in Osceola with family greeting friends from 5 to 7 p.m.

Richard Seth Blackburn, son of Harvey Blackburn and Mary Miler Blackburn, was born April 16, 1935, in Osceola.

Richard was a lifetime resident of Osceola.

He was married to Cora Catherine Compton. Richard worked for Firestone Tire for more than 30 years.

Richard is survived by his sons, David (Tammie) Blackburn of Mitchellville and Michael Blackburn of Osceola; daughter, Debbie (Walt) Miller of Gainesville, Texas; six grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cora Blackburn; son, Paul Blackburn; daughter Linda Lucero; and his parents.

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