Richard Scott Blackmore Sr.

August 11, 1933May 6, 2011

Richard Scott Blackmore, Sr., 77, of Spring, Texas passed away May 6, 2011. He was born August 11, 1933 in Perryton, Texas to the late Carl Parker and Gladys Holland Blackmore. Richard is survived by his loving wife Sharon Wesson Blackmore , whom he married on March 29, 1959 in Dimmitt, Texas; daughter Julie Blackmore-Faust of Spring, Texas; sons Richard Scott Blackmore Jr. of Spring, Texas, Michael Clay Blackmore of Rockville, Maryland and Bobby Blackmore of Spring, Texas; sisters Peggy Ann Lasater of Denton, Texas, Carla Tankersley of Round Rock, Texas, Janelle Cochran of Perryton, Texas; brothers Ronnie Blackmore of Abilene, Texas, Rob Blackmore of Richmond, Virginia and Bill Blackmore of Goodwell, Oklahoma; along with nine grandchildren; and one great grandson Richard attended Perryton schools and graduated from Texas Tech prior to two years serving in the United States Army. Most of Richard’s work history was in banking. He organized a small country bank in Shallowater, Texas when he was only 26 years old. He headed up banks in Seagraves, Texas; Portales, New Mexico; and Dallas, Texas. He came to Montgomery County as President of Montgomery County Bank in 1976 and opened and operated the Park Bar & Grill in The Woodlands in the mid 80’s. Funeral Services are set for 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, May 10, 2011 in the Chapel at Forest Park The Woodlands Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Park The Woodlands Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Houston Hospice,, Houston Hospice, 1905 Holcombe Blvd., Houston TX 77030-4123. To sign the register book, or to offer your memories of Richard to the family, please visit


  • Funeral Service Tuesday, May 10, 2011

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Gerry and Mary Kelly

May 21, 2011

Richard was a larger than life character and we have many fun and funny memories of him. I'm so sorry we just learned of his passing. He was a great support to Gerry in the early days of The Woodlands and getting the country club up and running. It was fun running into him in the grocery store in the last years every now and then. We hope you all have many happy memories to sustain you through this difficult time, he will be missed by many.

Bruce Ashforth

May 15, 2011

My sincerest condolences to you Clay on the passing of your dad. May his soul and the souls of all the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Rest eternal grant to him, o Lord: and let light perpetual shine upon him.

Betty Natale

May 14, 2011

Sharon: This is Betty Natale, I am sorry to hear of Richard's passing. He is still one of the most memorable personalities I remember from the Woodlands. God will carry you through this, as I know you are a Christian. Love Betty

Michael Thompson

May 14, 2011

Clay...Know that everyone is thinking of you and how proud we all are of you.

Susan Brueggeman

May 13, 2011

Julie and your entire family, so sorry for your loss. Your Dad is at peace now, you will always have wonderful memories.

Steve Helmandottar

May 12, 2011

Bobby & Julie,
I have many fond memories of your Dad. My thoughts and prayers are with your entire family.

Mancil Davis

May 10, 2011

All of the family is in our prayers. Richard was instrumental in my early professional golf career, arranging sponsors for my first ever "trip to the Tour". We did not make much money, but I became wealthy in terms of true friends. He will be missed by all that knew him.

Rick Trummer

May 10, 2011

"Clay, my deepest sympathies in this time of need in your loss. Your father must have been a great man because he has such a great son. All of our thoughts and prayers are with you".

Raymond Grimmer

May 10, 2011

To the Blackmore family. Richards passing was deeply felt by me and my family. Richard and Jim Mathews helped me a lot when I started my business and I couldn't have made it without their help. We had some good times at the cookoffs that I'll never forget. Thanks for letting him come out to play. May God bless and keep you. R.I.P.

Effie Lou Tanner

May 10, 2011

Sharon and family, I know that there is so much to say at this time and yet there are such few words that will say it all. He was quit a nice person and I'm so glad that I had the pleasure of knowing him. May God be with you during your time of sorrow. Take care and my prays are with you Sharon and your family.