OBITUARY

Mr. Michael Lee Blackburn

March 18, 1960October 8, 2018
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Michael L. Blackburn, 58, of Tornado, passed away October 8, 2018, at his residence. He was born March 18, 1960, in Raleigh County, the son of Freddie L. and Glenda Mae Costilow Blackburn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his fiancée, Johnna Toney Black. Mike attended St. Albans High School and was a member of the Class of 1978. He was formerly employed with K-Mart in St. Albans for over 15 years and Lowes for 17. Mike's greatest passion was music in all facets. Mike was an outstanding musician, as well as an accomplished songwriter. He was a great friend, was willing to help anyone and will be remembered for his extraordinary sense of humor. He is survived by brother, Steven Blackburn (Patricia) of Hometown; daughter, Amanda Skeens (Christopher); and grandchildren, Zachary and Gracie Skeens of Cross Lanes. Celebration of Michael’s life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, October 20, at Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, with Pastor Cliff Burdette officiating. Burial will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Gathering of family and friends will be from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.casdorphandcurry.com.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 19, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 20, 2018
  • Burial Saturday, October 20, 2018
REMEMBERING

Mr. Michael Lee Blackburn

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Cindy & C.T. Ball

October 18, 2018

My husband & I worked with Mike @ Lowe's. He was a good friend. Sorry for your loss.

Cathy Songer

October 18, 2018

RIP buddy.... I’m going to miss ya! Prayers for friends and family...
You will forever be in our hearts...

Cookie Lilly

October 18, 2018

Mike was a good friend to me and my family ! Always there for me and my daughters after my husband passed away ! He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him ! Prayers for his family and friends !

Leslie Hardman

October 18, 2018

I worked was Mike at Kmart he always called me smurfett. I miss u so much .

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