Perry Blackburn, Jr., 82, of Oceana, WV passed away on February 27, 2021 at his home. He was born on January 12, 1939 in McDowell County, WV a son of the late Perry Blackburn, Sr. and Virginia Marie Bledsoe Blackburn.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a daughter Pansy Grace Blackburn; two sons Thomas Gene Blackburn and Anthony Ray Blackburn; four grandchildren Harold Blackburn, Cassandra J. Haines, Jonathan D. Blackburn, and Jacob Penley; two brothers James and Larry Blackburn; and two sisters Imogene Toler and Lettie Faye Bowen.
Survivors include his loving wife of four years Shirley Blackburn; children Eugene Blackburn of PA, Ruby Penley of Princeton, Mary Scoppers of Oceana, Aretta Payne of Green Camp, and Paul Blackburn of Lexington, NC; brothers Gary Blackburn (Barbara Jessie) of Simon, Marvin (Lucile) Blackburn of Long Branch, Una Stepp of Oceana, Edward Blackburn of Clear Fork, Gary Blackburn of Simon and Darrell (Peggy Hatfield) Blackburn of Brenton; thirty-seven grandchildren; fifty-eight great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Monday March 8th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Rev. Bill Massey and Rev. Nelson Belcher officiating. He will be laid to rest in Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny, WV. Friends may gather with the family from 12 pm until time of service on Monday at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be Terry Cline, Hunter Lusk, Steven Hurley, Timmy Hester, Homer Stepp, and Anthony Hatfield. The family is being served by Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.