Let the memory of Raleigh Dodson be with us forever
  • 30 years old
  • Born on October 10, 1979 in Alabaster, Alabama, United States.
  • Passed away on March 3, 2010 in Henryville, Indiana, United States.
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Raleigh Dodson Blackburn 30 years old , born on October 10, 1979 and passed away on March 3, 2010. We will remember him forever.
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on November 30, 2017
Dear Dad,
       It's been so long since I've even been on here. So much has happened, Momma (Mimi) died June 24, 2017. About a week or two after she turned 64, she had a good life though, she was loved, and appreciated. I miss you both so much, I dream about having y'all's arm's around me again. Kaitlyn and Taylor are doing good, their coping. It's crazy to think that it's been 7 years since you passed. The girls and I are living with a family friend named Gina, we love her and she loves us. We have a brother, that's the same age as me, his name is Logan, he's pretty awesome. I love and miss you so much, words can't even explain it. We haven't heard from Haleigh since she left Alabama, about after Momma's memorial service. When you died, I had a lot of questions, some that will never be answered, when Momma died, I discovered the answers to some of those questions. But, receiving answers and explanations, also usually comes with more questions, at least in my case it does. We have a new life, we must live in the present and now the past, we must trust in the Lord our God, because he has a plan, whether we understand it or not, but it's whether we choose to follow his path, and trust in him, determine the end. I thank the Lord everyday for blessing my family and I for having each other and the amazing people that have come into our lives along the Journey. I honestly don't know what life would be like without the amazing people I am so blessed to have and know in my life. I pray everyday that God will show me the plans he has for me and that he will take care of our family and bless them. I love you Daddy, forever and always!
                                     Emileigh B.
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on May 13, 2016
Dear Daddy,
         I know I haven't wrote to you in a while, I love you so much and I miss,we all do. I'm now 11 years old, it's been 6 years since you passed and went to a better place in Heaven, but it feels like it happened yesterday. I feel like no one in the world feels or knows how I feel, Daddy I love and miss you so words can't even explain! I wish you were her even for just 5 second, I would do anything in the world to be able to wrap my arms around you and to say I love and wish Momma could and Kaitlyn and Taylor and the whole family. We all love and miss you so much words can't even explain. What they did to you was wrong Daddy, I promise with all my hart I will give you justice no matter what it takes. Tonight I pray that the Lord will bring you justice and that one day we will all be together when the Lord needs us. My Prayer is... Dear Heavenly Father God, tonight I come to you in Prayer that you will bless this family and Lord I try my best not to ask you for to much, but please Lord Heavenly Father I pray to you that Me, Kaitlyn, & Taylor's Daddy will get Justice and that Mimi(Momma) will get Justice for her son, Raleigh Dodson Blackburn.
Posted by Sandra Blackburn on October 18, 2015
We love and miss you my Darling.Wish you were here to see how these girls are growing.They are beautiful and so smart. You would be so proud.They have brought me such happiness. I LOVE YOU, MOM
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on September 13, 2015
Dear Daddy,
           I love and miss every second my heart beats. I wish you where here. I feel like my life has fallen apart without you. I love you so much.<3
        Love Your Daughter,
                         Emileigh Blackburn
Posted by Cassie Wilder on June 30, 2015
I miss you so much you were so much a part of my life. We always did everything together. I love you with all my heart.
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on June 21, 2015
Dear Daddy,
           Happy Fathers Day! We miss and love you very much! Now Uncle Jake is in Heaven with you, I hope you and Uncle Jake take care of each other. Now we all have two wonderful Angles watching over us. We all love you and tell Uncle Jake we all love him very much. We all love and miss you both very much.
                                  Love Your Daughter,
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on May 13, 2015
Dear, Daddy its May13, 2015 5 years after you died but, t feels like yesterday. I miss you so much. Momma says you would be so proud of me, I hope she's right. So much has happened and every thing seems different sense you died. Not a day goes by were I don't think about you. If I could have a chance to talk to you and hug you again, the first thing I would say is "I love and miss you so much Daddy". Love Your Daughter, Emileigh Blackburn
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on March 20, 2015
Dear Daddy, I am now 10 years old, but it all feels like it all happened yesterday. We all miss and love you so much me, Mimi, Kaitlyn, and Taylor. I thank of you everyday. I know everyday that goes by I'm closer to seeing you again. If it wheren't for you we would of been on the streets, but you put a rufe over our heads, you gave us love and everything we needed. I love and miss you so much Daddy. I wish you where here, but then I know you are in heaven watching over all of us and that you will never feel pain again. I ask you three things and only that you will help Mimi take care of us, that you will help the little girl named Alyssa and her mother find a good home, and that you will give Little Reese a good and healthy life forever. Love Your Doughter, Emileigh Blackburn
Posted by Emileigh Blackburn on March 20, 2015
Dear Daddy, for me the world will never be the same without you. Please lay grace, and your loving hands over Mimi, Kaitlyn, Taylor, and me. We all love and miss you so much. Guess what, I maid strait A's on my report card, Mimi says that you would be very proud of me. Oh Daddy, I ask that you will guide us all through our life's and be with all of us. You left to soon, If only I could speack to you again, even if it was only 1 minute the most impotent things I would say would be I love you so much and thank you for blessing us with Mimi. I love and miss you so much, may grace and peace be layed upon you Daddy. Love Your Doughter, Emileigh Blackburn
Posted by Sandra Blackburn on January 25, 2015
Dearest Son, Each day that goes by you are so missed.I have so many things to tell you. Your little girls are so beautiful. They bring me such joy everyday.They can be so funny and then so serious.They all three are doing great in school.You would be so proud.I miss and love you,Momma
Posted by Sandra Blackburn on January 25, 2015
Dear, Daddy I want you to know how much I love and miss you. I think of you everyday of my life. A part of me wishes I could bring you back but then I know your in heaven were you will never feel pain or saddens ever again. I love you so much and I miss you. Out of all the things I could think about each day I think of you. You worked so hard to make sure me, Kaitlyn, and Taylor where safe and to give us a good life. I could never thank you enough for every thing you did for all of us. I know one day all of us will be reunited in heaven. We all love and miss you so much. Thank you so much for blessing us with Mimi. You will always be in my heart, I will never for get you. Love Your Daughter, Emileigh Blackburn
Posted by Haleigh Blackburn on March 3, 2014
Raleigh I think about you everyday there is not a day that passes that something doesn't remind me of you. Your smile your laugh from the last time I was with you is what keeps me going until we meet again. I know you look after me in so many ways I know you are happy and at peace with everything. I know you are going to pick me a beautiful baby boy because I know that you know everything that's going to happen I don't have to tell you. We had nowhere enough time together life is truly short-lived if only I could have known you had to go so soon I wouldn't have left your side. I am so glad we had those last couple years together they meant so much to me. I love you I will never forget you...Haleigh
Posted by Sandra Anne Biggart on November 24, 2012
I miss you so much.It would be so great to talk to you again.There are so many things I would share with you. Your little girls are growing so fast, and so beautiful.We are so proud of them.They have brought so much joy to my life. I LOVE YOU,MOM
Posted by Haleigh Blackburn on March 3, 2012
Ralo I miss you so much. There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about you I love you so much I wish you didn't have to go so soon. I try to understand why you had to go but it just never can be rationalized. You were a wonderful brother and I will always charish the time we had together. I love you Ralo.
Posted by Sandra Anne Biggart on October 10, 2011
Well today you are 32 years old. I miss you so much. Your Baby Girls are growing and so beautiful. I Love You, My Dear One. Mom
Posted by Haleigh Blackburn on October 10, 2011
Happy Birthday Ralo I miss you more and more everyday. I love you. You were my best friend and my brother. I wish I could call you and say Happy Birthday and how much you meant to me. Everyday that passes I know that I'm that much closer to seeing you again that keeps me smiling.
Posted by Sandra Anne Biggart on October 3, 2011
You are so missed my beloved son. The world will never be the same for me , without you . You where sweet and kind, and you brought such joy into my life.

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