Wilbert W. Blackstone, Uniontown, Pa.
Wilbert W. Blackstone, 83 of Uniontown, Pa. died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at the Uniontown Hospital.
He was born May 30, 1937 in Connellsville, Pa., the son of Joseph Blackstone and Mary Hudock Blackstone.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sisters, Wilma Blackstone Shupe and Evelyn Blackstone.
Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Charlene L. Thomas Blackstone; children, Wilbert Allen Blackstone and his girlfriend Chrissy Chuey, Linda Blackstone-Nick and her boyfriend Ed Rodehaver, Cindy Blackstone Seal and her husband Donald, Raelynn Blackstone Gibbs and her husband Robert and Bobbi Sue Blackstone Franczyk and her husband Pete; grandchildren, Sarah and Jacob Blackstone, Haley Nick, Hannah Blackstone, Amanda, Justin, Jessica and Mason Gibbs, Ashley, Joshua and Christian Franczyk and Kayla and Nick Seal; brother, Richand Blackstone and wife Judy; sister, Rita Blackstone Grimm and many nieces and nephews.
Wilbert was a U.S. Army Veteran with two years of service.
He was a lifetime member of Amvets Post 103 and the Hutchinson Sportsman’s Club.
Wilbert was employed by Anchor Hocking Glass for 42 years until his retirement.
He enjoyed bowling, going to the Amvets, playing cards, loved his Pittsburgh Sports Teams and especially playing ball with his children, grandchildren and all the neighborhood children. He loved and lived for all his family.
The family will greet friends and family in the Dean C. Whitmarsh Funeral Home, 134 West Church Street, Fairchance, Pa. on Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. The Funeral Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. with Pastor Bryan Kelley officiating.
Interment will follow at LaFayette Memorial Park, Brier Hill, Pa. with Military Rites being accorded by General Marshall Amvets Post 103.
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