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7/8/14 —- Leonard Blackburn

Mr. Leonard Blackburn, “Pa”, age 90 of Shelbyville, TN passed away peacefully, Friday, July 4 surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be held, Tuesday, July 8 at 11 AM at the Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Bill Cantrell officiating.

Burial will follow at Rose Bank Cemetery in the Flat Creek Community.

Visitation with the family will be Monday, July 7, 2014 from 5-8 PM at the Lynchburg Funeral Home.

A native of Franklin County, TN, he was the son of the late Walter and Annie Mae Cannon Blackburn.

He was the owner/operator of A & B Auto & Truck Repair, Inc and B & G Upholstery & Trim, both of Nashville. He enjoyed farming, but most of all he enjoyed working.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Sally Irene Burt Blackburn; two brothers, Sonny and JR Blackburn and three sisters, Josephine Blackburn, Mabel Thomas and Lorene Phillips.flower7

Mr. Blackburn is survived by his daughter, Linda Morelock and her husband, Roy of Brentwood; two brothers, Billy Joe Blackburn and his wife, Katherine of Lynchburg and Roger Blackburn of Antioch; one sister, Marie Gross of Antioch; two grandchildren, Terry Morelock and his wife, Janet of Murfreesboro and Crystall Tobin and her husband, Jeff of Smyrna and five great grandchildren.

Lynchburg Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.