Richard J. Blackhall, 84, of Marietta, Ga., passed away Feb. 8, 2009.
Blackhall was a native of Chicago Heights, Ill., and a graduate of Purdue University. He was a member of Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church and a member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club.
Lois and Dick Blackhall lived in Steamboat Springs from 1992 to 1999. Blackhall was active with Kiwanis Club of Steamboat Springs, Fairway Meadows Home Owners Association and the United Methodist Church. They left Steamboat to be near family after a ski accident that left Dick in a wheelchair.
Mr. Blackhall is survived by his wife of 62 years, Lois Blackhall; son and daughter-in-law, Rick and Ellen Blackhall; daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Dave Pittman, and Beth and Jeff Early; and great-grandchildren, Mackenzie and Blake Pittman, and Kaitlyn and Nicole Barbree. A memorial service was held Feb. 12 at the Mt. Bethel United Methodist Church Chapel with Rev. Wil Parker officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mt. Bethel United Methodist church or to Kiwanis.
Friends may contact Lois Blackhall at 3449 Fox Hollow Drive, Marietta, Ga., 30068, or at 928-284-7911.