OBITUARY

Israel "Ronald" Blackman

June 16, 1948December 1, 2018
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Israel Charles Blackman was born on June 16, 1948 to Richard Blackman Jr. and Barbara Jean White in Kansas City, KS. He was preceded in death by both parents, step-father Tommy Reynolds, son Reginald Blackman Sr. and bonus daughter Jarea Mitchell.

Israel attended Kansas City Kansas Public Schools and later went on to obtain his GED alongside his mother Barbara Jean Reynolds. He was employed by Sealright for many years. He was a man of honor and many talents including a Golden Gloves boxer, baseball player, proud Rosedalian, Minister of The Gospel, protector and provider. He Loved his Family.

Israel was a resident of Medical Lodge of Gardner, located in Gardner, KS. He was well known and loved by the residents and staff who nicknamed him “Izzy”. He began his journey at Medical Lodge ten years ago with a special friend Rhonda Welle, whom he would later come to call “Mother”. He said Rhonda would get on him like his Mother! They knew Izzy to be kind, generous, full of compliments, charming and quite the ladies man.

He leaves to forever cherish his memories three sons: Ronald Blackman Jr., Ronnell Blackman Sr., Brent (Amanda) Blackman Sr. One daughter; Ronica Blackman, an additional bonus daughter; Linda Green, three sisters; Marva (Donald) Ford, Sherry (Eugene) Pouncil, Paula Reynolds and Howard White Jr. – raised as his brother. 8 Granddaughters, 12 Grandsons, 6 Great Grandchildren, and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, extended family and friends.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, December 8, 2018
  • Committal Service Saturday, December 8, 2018
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Israel "Ronald" Blackman

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