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McNeill-Legacy Funeral Home
Friday March 11th, 2022
11:30am - 12:30pm

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Oak Ridge Cemetery
Friday March 11th, 2022

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Fred Lewis “Louie” Blackburn, Jr.

Fred Lewis "Louie" Blackburn, Jr.  was born July 3, 1947 in Robeson Co. to the late Fred L.  Blackburn, Sr. and Irene Musselwhite Blackburn and departed this life March 8, 2022 at UNC - Southeastern Hospice House in Lumberton. 

In addition to his parents, Fred was preceded in death by his  grandparents, Jimmy and Delilah Musselwhite and Beady and David Blackburn. 

Fred is survived by a sister, Donna Townsend and husband David; a nephew Andrew Townsend and wife Tracey and a great neice Riley.  

Fred retired from the Army-National Guard with 26 years of service.  Louie loved to help people, he was proud to be a charter  member of the Big Marsh Fire Department and former EMT. Fred was a Licensed  Electrician and He was a member of St. Paul's Methodist Church.  In his younger days, Louie loved to Bow hunt;Lastly, Louie had a great love for animals.


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Louie was a very kind and friendly person. Always talking with me when our paths crossed. RIP. My condolences and prayers for your family.

Jane Blanks Barnhill Mar 11 2022 10:17 AM

Louie was a kind, generous man with such a sweetness about him. I'm sorry for your loss. Love y'all dear ones!

Dixie Canady Mar 10 2022 3:56 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Fred Blackburn, Jr.

God speed. Mar 10 2022 12:26 AM

May the wonderful memories of Mr. Fred Blackburn Jr. love be with you and comfort you during this most difficult time.
With Deepest Sympathy,

Sheriff Burnis Wilkins Mar 9 2022 2:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Fred Blackburn, Jr.

Owens Robbie Mar 9 2022 1:22 PM