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William David Blackburn

September 5, 1939April 6, 2021

William "David" Blackburn died Tuesday, April 6, 2021. He was born and raised in Corning, Arkansas and was an honor graduate of the University of Arkansas Fayetteville in 1961. He served in the United States Army for four years and managed neighborhood convenience stores for over 40 years, mostly in Texarkana. David was an avid reader.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Christene Blackburn, his sister Zerna Card, and his niece Angela.

He is survived by his brother and sister-in-law Jim and Jo Blackburn, his nephew Rob and nieces Sheri, Lisa and Paula, four grand nieces Megan, Abby, Erica and Karina, and two grand nephews Taylor and Zachery.

A private memorial celebration for family and friends will be scheduled at a later date.

Condolences may be made at www.eastfuneralhomes.com.

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Shirley Vanderslice

April 15, 2021

Jim and Jo and family,
I remember Jim's brother very well. He was a nice, kind, considerate person and was always pleasant and upbeat when serving his customers. He was a ray of sunshine to many. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Much love!

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY