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Dunblazier, Kenneth W.
Kenneth W. Dunblazier, 81, of Galesburg died at 3:10 am Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Heartland Health Care Center.

He was born November 23, 1930 in Rock Island, Ill the son of Delbert and Dorothy Terry Dunblazier. He married Joyce Smith on June 4, 1955 in Knoxville, Tenn. She survives.

Also surviving is his mother, Dorothy Dunblazier of Hanna City, Ill, a son, Craig Kenneth Dunblazier of Galesburg; his sister Nancy (Richard) Nelley of Dahlonega, Ga. and his granddaughter Caitlyn (Andrew) Nelson. He is preceded in death by his father, a son David Wayne Dunblazier in 1989 and his brother, Robert Dunblazier in 2012.

Kenneth served in the US Air Force from 1949-1953 as Staff Sgt.

He worked as the Traffic/Transportation Manager with Associated Transport, Dohrn Transfer, and the Admiral/Maytag Corporation. He graduated from Farmington High School in 1948 and University of Tennessee in 1956. He was a member of the First Lutheran Church. Kenneth was a member of the Elks Lodge #894, the Jaycees and a former member of the Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, cooking and playing golf.

Graveside services are scheduled for 10 am Monday, June 4, 2012 in Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Al Beck will officiate. There will be no visitation. Hinchliff-Pearson-West Galesburg Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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