7/2/14 — Herbert Fred “Freddy” Blackburn

Herbert Fred “Freddy” Blackburn, age 52, of Monteagle, TN, passed away Wednesday morning at his residence. 

No services are planned at this time.

Mr. Blackburn was born in Manchester, TN, the son of the late Troy Gene and Rachel Phillips Blackburn.

He was self-employed as a carpet installer and a boat mechanic.  He enjoyed fishing, boat racing, gardening, farming, and working with cattle.


Freddy is survived by his loving companion of 16 years, Tina Besheres, of Monteagle; one daughter, Sheena (Marcus) Pratt of Manchester; one grandchild, Blake Pratt; Tina’s son, Jordyn Besheres, and his daughter, Madelynn Besheres; one brother, Terry (Lisa) Blackburn of Manchester; one sister, Bobbie Jean Blackburn of Estill Springs; uncle, Thomas Blackburn of
Manchester; aunt, Ann Melton of Manchester; and several nieces and nephews.

MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE BLACKBURN FAMILY flower8