Louis Fred Blackburn

Louis Fred Blackburn, 92, of La Marque, Texas, passed away on the morning of Friday, January 23, 2015. He was born in San Luis Petosi, Mexico on June 8, 1922 to Mae and Charles Blackburn. Louis attended High School and played football at Ball High. After graduating in 1939, he served in the United Stated Navy during WWII. He was a member of the Queen of Peace Catholic Church in La Marque, in fact he built the rectory for the church. For the last two years he has visited Our Lady of Lourds where the greeters were very nice and helped him out and in the car to his wheel chair. Both he and his brother built homes in LaMarque, Hitchcock and Texas City.  Louis is preceded in death by his mother and father, and by his wife of 64 years; Wanda Beatrice Blackburn. He is survived by his, two daughters; Barbara Alexander and Joy Blackburn, two grand-dogs; Gracie and Wally, and his niece; Mary Alice and husband John Dickens.  A graveside service will be held at Houston National Cemetery on Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 1:00pm.In lieu of flowers, donations in Mr.Blackburn’s name may be made to the ASPCA.


  1. Joy,
    So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Please know I am praying for his soul and for you. We hope to see you back at Our Lady of Lourdes very soon.
    Blessings and joy,

    Kathy Carpenter
    • Thank you very much.

      Joy Blackburn
  2. Joy,
    I am so sorry your dad passed. “May His Soul Rest in Peace and May the Perpetual Light Shine Upon Him” May God Grant you the strenght to cop with your loss.

    One of the Church Gretters

    Robert Bear
    • Thank you, your comments are very comforting and appreciated.


      Joy Blackburn
  3. Very sorry to hear about your Dad. My prayers are with you. jb

    John Burke
    • Thank you. He was a wonderful father.

      Joy Blackburn
  4. Barbara and Joy,

    You are in my thoughts and prayers. I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. Cherish the memories!! May God give you comfort and peace at this time and in the days ahead.

    Sharion (Havard) Moore
    LMHS Class of 1964
    Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Sharion (Havard) Moore
    • Thank you for your kind words.


      Joy Blackburn
  5. We are so sorry for your loss. May God give you grace and peace.

    Dr. Keith & Diane Bellamy
    • Thank you.

      Joy Blackburn
  6. Joy:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You are in our thougts and prayers.

    The Bara’s

    Dani Bara
    • Thanks Dani. I miss him very much, but I know he is happy now and out of pain.

      Joy Blackburn

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