Carrol Floyd Blasingame
April 11, 1934 – December 7, 2013
BOSSIER CITY LA – Committal services with military honors for Carrol Blasingame, 79, will be held on Tuesday, December 17, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in Hill Crest Memorial Park with Rev. Reginald Crawford officiating. Carrol was born on April 11, 1934 in Hill County, Texas and passed away peacefully in Shreveport, Louisiana. Carrol was a Vietnam veteran who served 20 years in the United States Air Force. After retirement “Blas” went to back to work at Barksdale as a civilian. He spent 20 years working as civil service employee with the 2nd CES (Civil Engineering Squadron). He will missed greatly by all that knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Henry and Lilian Whitt Blasingame and two brothers. Carrol is survived by his loving wife, Vivian Jendoubaeff Blasingame; son, Terry Blasingame; daughter, Carol Molina and husband Alcides; brother, George Blasingame and wife Marge, and granddaughter, Crystal Ann Villarreal. You may share words of comfort with the family by visiting www.hillcrestmemorialfh.com
- Commital service with Military Honors Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Carrol Floyd Blasingame
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For the Commanders, Carroll R. Michaud
December 16, 2013
The Final Salute
“Brothers in Arms”, Military men and women down through the centuries, have traditionally exchanged “Hand Salutes” as a sign of recognition and as a way to render courtesy and respect one to another.
This “Hand Salute” is the last that we shall render to Carrol Floyd “Blas” Blasingame our “Brother-in-Arms”. To his family it symbolizes the love and respect that we have for “Blas”. And to “Blas” it is rendered as a symbol of honor and gratitude to thank him for the devoted and selfless service he rendered to his country during the Vietnam War while serving in the U.S. Air Force. “Blas”, we commend you for your honorable service. You are a true patriot, who served with honor and distinction. You upheld the finest qualities of an American patriot warrior: courage, commitment, Generosity, sacrifice, love and devotion to family and country. You were a true friend. We bid you a sad farewell. You will be dearly missed from among our ranks. Be at Ease. Rest in Peace.
On behalf of the 1,261 military veteran Legionnaires of Lowe-McFarlane Post 14 of the American Legion and the 233 veterans of VFW Post 2238 in Shreveport, Louisiana, we extend our sympathies and our condolences to “Blas;” family and loved ones.
Tommy Mills, Commander, American Legion Post 14
5315 South Lakeshore Drive, Shreveport, LA 71109
James Mazariz, Commander, VFW Post 2238
1245 Gary Street, Shreveport, LA 71101