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David Michael Blackburn
  • 18 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 8, 1993
  • Date of passing: May 3, 2012
Let the memory of David be with us forever

David “Michael” Blackburn, 18, a resident of Stem passed away Thursday, May 3, 2012 at UNC Memorial Hospital in Chapel Hill.

A native of Granville County, the son of David and Cynthia Satterwhite Blackburn.  He was of the Baptist faith, a 2011 graduate of Granville Central High School and employed with National Boiler Service.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, May 6, 2012 in the Eakes Funeral Chapel in Oxford by Dr. Randy Pittman.  Burial will be in South Granville Memorial Gardens in Stem.

Surviving other than his parents are a sister, Michelle B. Bailey of Oxford, his grandparents, Steve and Ruth Satterwhite, his grandfather, Lambert Blackburn, a nephew, many Aunts, Uncles and Cousins.  He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Jo Carolyn Blackburn.

Visitation will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 PM, Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford and at other times at the home.

Eakes Funeral Home, Inc. in Oxford assisting the Blackburn family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Taylor Blackburn on 6th September 2016

"We haven't forgotten you Michael, losing you will never get any easier to deal with. Words still can't express how much I miss you each and everyday Blackburn. Keep watching down on us! Until I see you again one day.. I love and miss you! I know you're smiling constantly up there! #TeamBlackburn #RestEasy"

This tribute was added by Adrienne Nicole on 8th September 2012

"It still hurts that you're not here with us. We all miss you like crazy. It's not the same without you being around physically. The memories we have made are forever in my heart. I'd do anything to see you and that handsome smile! I love you! Keep watching over us, #TeamBlackburn <3"

This tribute was added by Victoria Champion on 7th September 2012

"Missing you more than ever babyboy! keep watching over us."

This tribute was added by Susan E. Glenn on 7th May 2012

"We don't know each other but I am Hank's sister in law.  I am so sorry for the loss of your son - I can't imagine your pain but I am praying for you all."

This tribute was added by lisa latta on 6th May 2012

"I will forever be thankful for Our Precious Lord leading Michael into our lives. He took Blake under his wing along with the other ERB's and befriended him when Blake was a Freshman. Michael was my son too from then on. He had his own special spot for fishing at our pond. Thats, where I remember his big smiles. Boy, could he ride a 4 wheeler! We miss and love you, Ride Forever Batman!"

This tribute was added by Tonya Taylor on 5th May 2012

"There are no words that will ever explain how sorry I am for your loss.Dustin only wishes that he could be here.Micheal was like a brother to him.He will forever live on in our hearts."

This tribute was added by Sheila Lassiter on 5th May 2012

"Just wanted you to know my thoughts and prayers are with each and everyone of you.  Do not know any of you personally but I am very close to Sandra Currin.  May God give you the peace and comfort you need in the days ahead....Blessings"

This tribute was added by Pattie Proffitt on 5th May 2012

"You are all in my thoughts and Prayers. May God grant you the comfort and strength you need at this time. He will live forever in our hearts.."

This tribute was added by kathy obrien on 5th May 2012

"i am so so sorry for the loss of Michael.He was a wonderful young man that always put a smile on everyones face and i will always remember that beautiful smile he shared and that laughter.Michael touched so many lives and during this tradegy he brought so many people togather,he was a special kid.He is now smiling down upon us from heaven wrapped in the arms of our Lord and Saviour."

This tribute was added by chrystal morris on 4th May 2012

"Michael ... You have touched soooooo many lives that reaches from sea to shining sea !!  You had a rare quality that comes few and far between... You have inspired people with your constant smile and your never ending  easy going personality !!! You are Now a Guardian Angel for your Mom, Dad,Sister, Nephew & soon to be Niece ... GOD's Speed Michael !!!"

This tribute was added by Kay Turner on 4th May 2012

"I did not know Michael.  However, he was a friend of my grandchildren. I am so sorry for the loss.  My thoughts & prayers are with the Family & Friends."

This tribute was added by Brenda Sholar on 4th May 2012

"Memories are so precious.  I remember you as Homecoming King, escorting Sierra to the Prom, walking in the door with your ball cap most of the time at an angle, dark socks and sandals, eating Shrimp burgers, piling your plate with food at the beach, laughing around the dinner table, teasing Sierra, Cool and Trent and so many more wonderful times, Our heart hurts for your family and Sierra."

This tribute was added by James Boswell on 4th May 2012

"I am sorry for your loss. Michael was a good kid and he will be missed by all. My thoughts are of your family at this time. God bless."

This tribute was added by Barbara Watson on 4th May 2012

"Please accept our most heartfelt sympathy for your loss... Our thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Shea Lee-Viloria on 4th May 2012

"I didn't know your son....grandson...brother...best friend...uncle...friend....or boyfriend but my friends daughter did and spoke of him fondly....at this time and forevermore I pray you all will be wrapped in Gods everlasting grace...may you all find some peace and comfort in knowing God only takes the best!...Peace love...prayers and condolences to you all not only today but always..!"

This tribute was added by Kimberly McNeilly on 4th May 2012

"Come and see what our God has done, what awesome miracles he performs for people.~ Psalm 66:5, NLT God's mircles are not always the miracles we are praying for but Michael Blackburn caused many miracles by being an organ donor. Praying for those miracles going forward and for the peace it may bring Michael's family and Eva Joyner."

This tribute was added by PATTIE TAYLOR on 4th May 2012

"Our family is praying for the family and friends of Michael Blackburn. God took an awesome angel into the gates of heaven. Michael will look over all of us until we meet again one day. All my love goes out to each and everyone who is dealing with this tragic loss."

This tribute was added by Robin Grissom on 4th May 2012

"I'm sorry for the loss of your wonderful son Michael.The loving arms of god are now wrapped around your child and he is forever in the hands of our Lord and Savior."


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