J D Blackburn, an Air Force Vietnam veteran who served his country with pride and dignity, went to his heavenly home on May 20, 2020, in Lexington, KY. He is survived by his son, Jeff Blackburn, daughter-in-law Stella, and grandson Jacob. He is also survived by nieces, Sonja Blackburn, Stephanie (Judes) Blackburn-Boulay, and Pauletta (Todd) and Lindsey Case, and great-nephew Malcolm. He is also preceded in death by his brother, Malcolm Blackburn, and two wives, Judy Hudson (1988) and Karen T. Blackburn (2017). He will be laid to rest at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with a private family service to be held at a later date.