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Walker Elvin "Blackie" Blackmore


Walker Elvin "Blackie" Blackmore

Walker Elvin "Blackie" Blackmore passed away Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at his home in Yukon, Okla. 

He was born May 1, 1939 to Walker and Thelma (Miller) Blackmore in Yates Center, Kan. He attended high school in Yates Center and Valley Center, Kan. He also attended intermediate Banking School at SMU.  He married Cara Lou Fitzgerald December 28, 1957 in Valley Center, Kan. 

He was in the Navy from 1957–1961 and reached the rank of Radioman Second Class and was active during the Bay of Pigs, Laos and Quemoy.  After his Navy discharge, he was awarded a football scholarship at Friends Uni...

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