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David Blackard

November 13, 1957 October 2, 2018
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David (Dave) Allen Blackard Sr., formally of Peoria, IL. was born on 11/13/1957, in Mt. Clemens, Michigan to Bill and Helen (Gorgas) Blackard. Dave made his final stand and was lifted and carried home by the Heavenly Father on October 2, 2018 at 12:24 am, in Aurora, IL., from complications of lung cancer. Surviving is his beloved wife, Valerie (Milewski) Blackard, his two beautiful daughters Chastina (Paul) Shurts of Peoria, IL and Caitriona Blackard of Aurora, IL. Also surviving is his step-son Daniel Butterfield of CO., and step-daughter Stephanie Butterfield of Austin, IL. He also leaves behind two sons David (Dennie) Blackard Jr. of Hanna City, IL, Adam (Iris) Blackard of Peoria, IL. Helen Blackard, his mother, survives along with two sisters Nena (Steve) Clark, Teresa Blackard both of Pekin, IL and a brother Gary (Jennifer) Blackard. He has Six grandchildren and Four great-grandchildren. Dave was predeceased by his father Bill Blackard his granddaughter Hope Marlin. Dave is an Army Vet and a Member of the American Legion Post 84 in Aurora, IL.
Cremation has been accorded. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Chastina Shurts house at 2232 W. Gilbert Ave., Peoria, IL On October 13th at 1:00 pm Lunch following.

Cremation provided by Care Memorial Cremation 8230 South Harlem Avenue, Bridgeview IL 60455 and Care Cremation Center 515 Anderson Drive, Romeoville IL 60446. For more information call 866-912-9822 or visit us online at


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