The Lusk Herald
July 1, 2015
Bruce Eugene Blackmore, 93, returned to his heavenly home on June 24, 2015. His devotion to his family and his firm belief in God supported him walking into his arms. Bruce was born to the late Lela Mae Sparks-Blackmore and William Simeon Blackmore on April 6, 1922 at the family homestead in the Royal Valley Community near Lusk Wyoming. He was the tenth of their twelve children. He attended the Royal Valley Community School and graduated from Lusk High School with the class of 1940.
He is survived by his wife Loretta Blackmore of Lewisville TX, one sister Anne Mae Lint of Arlington VA, four children Anthony (Tony) Wayne Blackmore and wife Tracey of Arlington TX, Ronald Gene Blackmore of Mesquite TX, Cindy Rae Rushing and husband Mike of Garland TX, Janet Leigh Martin and husband Ed of Dallas TX, two step children Robert Davila, Barbara Davila, thirteen grandchildren, fourteen great grandchildren, one great great grandchild and many nieces and nephews.
He was a World War II veteran serving in the Navy as a radio operator from 1944 to 1946.
He had and extensive career in the telecommunication field, retiring from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company. Bruce was a thirty second degree Mason and a Shriner. He was an active member of Northview Baptist Church of Lewisville, Texas. His hobbies included bowling and golfing, he participated in many tournaments.
He will be dearly missed by his loved ones, who celebrate the fact that he is at peace with his creator.
A memorial service will be held July 15, 2015 at Mulkey Mason Funeral home in Lewisville, Texas
Interment will be at Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery in Dallas Texas.
Augustus Blackmore (Date Unknown - September 23, 1952)Clifford W. Blackmore (June 7, 1913 - April 4, 1948)Clyde Leslie Blackmore (October 26, 1911 - October 5, 1980)Edna Marie Blackmore (September 13, 1922 - February 26, 1995)Edward W. Blackmore (February 4, 1908 - February 14, 1971)Floyd Delmar Blackmore (October 18, 1917 - January 20, 1968)Harold Glen Blackmore (May 10, 1910 - May 15, 1983)Helen Irene Blackmore (June 15, 1928 - July 13, 2009)John Robert Blackmore (August 20, 1926 - July 20, 1941)Kenneth Lee Blackmore (July 17, 1941 - September 29, 1997)Lela May Blackmore (May 15, 1884 - February 20, 1948)Leroy Eldon Blackmore (April 15, 1920 - October 12, 1955)Lola Anna Blackmore (November 13, 1902 - February 28, 1985)Merlin Dale Blackmore (January 12, 1915 - October 16, 1943)Theron Andrew Blackmore (July 5, 1906 - January 29, 1976)Vera Ione Blackmore (August 4, 1919 - December 18, 1989)William Edward Blackmore (July 4, 1942 - August 25, 1994)William Simeon Blackmore (November 17, 1879 - May 18, 1949)Harry S. Carlisle (October 29, 1903 - July 6, 1964)Thelma Belle Carlisle (February 15, 1907 - February 15, 1996)Tom Coffee (Date Unknown - August 4, 1967)Charles L. Gautschi (February 29, 1940 - January 19, 1988)Harold Gautschi (September 24, 1912 - December 25, 1996)Shirley Coffee Heyl (April 19, 1929 - August 12, 1994)Ralph Norman Roley (Date Unknown - September 29, 1960)Violet Shaber (July 15, 1913 - February 1, 1983)Archie Leroy Sparks (September 3, 1875 - February 12, 1954)Frances M. Sparks (August 3, 1877 - February 28, 1928)Julius M. Sparks (March 24, 1910 - April 23, 1994)Thera A. Trabert (August 6, 1925 - September 11, 1993)
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