Wakefield '60 Classmates: In Memoriam

William Edward Blackmore, Jr.
b: 7/4/1942     d: 8/25/1994

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Bill Blackmore picture WILLIAM BLACKMORE, Chi Hi-Y 3, 4; Gymnastic Club 2, 3, 4; Gymnastic Team 2, 3, 4; Baseball Manager 3, 4; Clinic Asssistant 2, 3.
The Washington Post, Washington, D.C. - September 23, 1994
William Edward Blackmore, Jr., 52, a technical illustrator and former Northern Virginia resident, died August 25 at a hospital in Denver of internal injuries suffered that day in an automobile accident in Lafayette, Colorado.  Lafayette police said his car was hit broadside by a tractor-trailer.  Mr. Blackmore was born in Alexandria and raised in Arlington.  He was a graduate of Wakefield High School and Prince George's Community College.  He served in the Army.  He worked for Mitre Corporation and Kappa Systems, Inc. in the Washington area before moving from Falls Church to Boulder, Colorado, in 1978 to work for Ball Aerospace.  Survivors include his wife, Ruth Matteson Blackmore, and a son, Billy Blackmore, both of Boulder; his stepmother, Frances Harris of Falls Church; and a sister, Sherry Benson of Dunkirk, Maryland.

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