Kenneth V. Blackard, 84, of Fort Branch, IN, passed away on Saturday, August 6, 2005 at the Woodbridge Health and RehabCenter in Evansville, IN.
He was born to the late Jess
and Esther (Ingleman) Blackard
13, 1920 in rural Fort Branch, IN.
He was a member of the BethelMemorialChurch in Princeton, IN.
Kenneth was a WWII Veteran having served in the U.S. Navy with the Sea Bees. He
was a member of the Haubstadt American Legion. He was an avid fisherman and was devoted to
his faith. Kenneth was retired from the Emge Meat
Packing Co., where he worked as a welder and an engineer, after 34 years of
He is survived by his wife,
Genevieve (Adams) Blackard with whom he had
been married to for 64 years in May of this year; 1 son, Brent, of Mt. Juliet, TN; and 4 grandchildren, Scott, Rodney, Lindsay, and
Services for Kenneth will be
on Friday, August 12th at at the Stodghill Funeral Home located on
Hwy. 168 West in FortBranch. Pastor Kevin Wilson will officiate,
burial will be in WalnutHillCemetery in Fort Branch, IN.
Friends may call for
visitation at the funeral home on Thursday, August 11th, 2005 from 3:00 P.M.
until 9:00 P.M.