Jerry Dwight Blackburn
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Jerry Dwight Blackburn, Grand Prairie, March 19, 1946 - February 14, 2021. Jerry Blackburn died February 14, 2021 at Arlington Memorial Hospital after a long battle with COVID Pneumonia. Jerry was born in Grand Prairie, Texas to W.W."Tiny" Blackburn and Lois Keetch Blackburn. He graduated from Grand Prairie High School in 1964. He served six years with the Texas Air National Guard. Jerry assumed the management and ownership of Blackburn Insurance from his father in 1968. He was considered a respected and accomplished business man in his field. He was community active and a supporter of the City of Grand Prairie. Jerry was a 32*Mason, a Hella Shriners and a Scottish Rite member and an avid Gin Rummy player. Jerry was preceded in death by his Father W.W." Tiny" Blackburn, Mother Lois Keetch Blackburn, Brothers Wayne and Bobby Blackburn. He is survived by his wife of 51 years Jacqueline Blackburn, Son Jeremy Blackburn and wife Angela. Pop to Ashton and Ava Blackburn, Brother Edvin Blackburn and wife Lee Ann, Sisters in law Vicki Morrison, Sandra Pipitone and Jana Blackburn, Nieces and Nephews and a large family of Cousins. Jerry was a kind, generous man, deeply loved by his family and a loyal, loving friend to many. Memorial donations may be made in Jerry's name to Grand Prairie United Charities. gpuc.org. There will be a private family internment at Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens.
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