Jon Thomas Blackburn
Left to cherish his memories, in addition to his mother, are his loving wife, Lisa Young Blackburn, of the home; his son, Thomas "Ty" Young Blackburn, of the home; his uncle, John Blackburn, of Linville; father and mother-in-law, Robert and Loretta Young, of Marion; brother and sister-in-law, Chad and Anna Young, of Marion; and brother-in-law, Mark Young, of Charlotte. A niece and nephew, Griffin and Presley Young, also survive.
A celebration of life was held at 6 p.m Wednesday, August 22, 2012,. at First Presbyterian Church of Marion, 79 Academy Street, Marion, N.C. The family received friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, two hours prior to the service, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to the Ty Blackburn College Scholarship Fund, c/o Wells Fargo Bank, 145 North Main Street, Marion, NC 28752.
Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
An online register is available under obituaries at http://www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.
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