Jerry A. Blandford

April 12, 1933 - December 29, 2021

Jerry A. Blandford, 88, of Owensboro, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on December 29, 2021, at The Medical Center in Bowling Green, Kentucky. He was born April 12, 1933, in St. Joseph, Kentucky to the late James and Verna Merrimee Blandford. Jerry managed Jimmie’s Liquors for the past 65 years and was a charter member of Precious Blood Catholic Church.

Jerry loved life, he accepted everyone for who they were, he placed no judgement. He also loved food, playing cards, the Smokey Mountains, and family meant the world to him.

Along with his parents, Jerry is preceded in death by his brothers, Billy, Bobby, Douglas, and Joe Blandford and grandson, Jeremy Blandford.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ellen Sue Hall Blandford; children, Pete (Donna) Blandford, Janie (Dean) Stiff, Vickie McCormick, Dennis Blandford (Darlene Johnson), Joanne (Eddie) Henderson, and Tracie (Mike) Greenwalt; foster sons, Nilesh (Bahvisha) Patel and Al Patel; 16 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 2 great great-grandchildren; and siblings, June (Bill) Johnson and Bennie (Claudine) Blandford.

Visitation will be 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm Friday, December 31, 2021, at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory and again 9:00 am to 10:00 am on Saturday January 1, 2022, at Precious Blood Catholic Church.  Prayers will be said at 5:30 on Friday, December 31, 2021 at Haley McGinnis Funeral Home & Crematory. Services will be 10:00 am Saturday, January 1, 2022, at Precious Blood Catholic Church.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Precious Blood Catholic Church. Envelopes will be availble at the funeral home

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