Ronald "Ron" Blakemore Sr.

September 11, 1953 ~ January 16, 2019 (age 65)


Services for Ronald Blakemore Sr., 65 of Lubbock will be held 11:00a.m. Saturday, January 19, 2019 at New Hope Baptist Church with Rev. Larry Polk officiating under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home and Chapels. Visitation will be on Friday, January 18, 2019 from 3 PM till 7 PM at the Funeral Home 

Mr. Blakemore was called to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.  He was born on September 11, 1953 in Lubbock to Rubie Sr. and Clara (Colquitte) Blakemore.  He was a graduate of Estacado High School where he ran track and the University of North Texas.  Ronald was a booking agent for American Airlines for a number of years and had various interests in life which include being an avid Dallas Cowboy fan.  He also enjoyed traveling, studying history and always had a funny sense of humor that everyone enjoyed.

He is preceded in death by his father Rubie Blakemore Sr.

Survivors include his mother Clara Blakemore of Lubbock; four sons, Ron Blakemore II of Dallas, Bryan Brooks of Cedar Hill, Michael Ross, Kevin Ross; daughter, Precious McMillan of Desoto, Texas; two brothers, Jerry Colquitte, Rubie Blakemore Jr. both of Lubbock; one sister, Patricia Becknell of Lubbock and five grandchildren.

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January 18, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Calvillo Funeral Home
206 E 19th
Lubbock , Texas 79403

Funeral Service
January 19, 2019

11:00 AM
New Hope Baptist Church
2002 Birch Ave.
Lubbock, TX 79404

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