Ricky Lee Blackburn
March 14, 1958 – March 6, 2021

Ricky Lee Blackburn, 62, of Whigham, GA, passed away at Rose City Heath and Rehab in Thomasville, GA, on Saturday, March 6, 2021. The family will have a memorial service on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at Tabernacle Baptist Church, Cairo, GA.  Services will conclude at the church.  Rev. Miles Carter will officiate.

Mr. Blackburn was born on March 14, 1958, in Bradenton, FL, to the late John William Blackburn and Nora Frances Sadler Blackburn. On December 29, 1984, he married Susan Kubacko Blackburn, who survives.  He worked at route salesman with Marietta Bread Company.  He was a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church in Cairo.

Survivors include: his wife, Susan Blackburn of Whigham, GA; Marcus Howell of Whigham, GA, Matthew Howell of Connecticut, Luke Howell of Savannah, GA; grandchildren, Connor Howell, Claire Howell, both of Ochlocknee, GA; brothers, William F. Blackburn (Vickie) of Woodbury, TN, Robbie J. Blackburn (Shannon) of Liberty, TN; and a host of nieces, nephews and extended family.  He was preceded in death by his parents.

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