Richard Earl Blackmon

Richard Earl Blackmon, 79, of Amarillo, died Saturday, October 9, 2021.

Memorial services will be at 2:00 P.M., Tuesday, October 11, 2021, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Richard was born on July 2, 1942, in Texarkana, Texas.  He had worked for the Amarillo Fire Department for over 34 years.  He was a member of Hillcrest Baptist Church.

Richard married Joyce Marie Vick on May 26, 1963, in Pampa, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sherri Lee Blackmon Scroggs.

Richard is survived by his wife, Joyce Blackmon, of the home; daughter, Ginger Kay Blackmon of Amarillo; brother, Ernest Blackmon of Dallas; six grandchildren, Heather, David, Jensin, Tawcha, Chord, and Hannah; and seven great-grandchildren, Cameron, Baylee, Easton, Kaleb, Khloe, Grayson and Chandler.

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