Thomas Richard Blount

Male 1920 - 2005  (85 years)


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  • Name Thomas Richard Blount 
    Born 13 Mar 1920 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 2005 
    Age 85 years 
    Patriarch & Matriarch
    William Blount,   b. 1790, St Lawrence, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1870, New York USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 79 years)  (2 x Great Grandfather) 
    Lydia Edden  (Grandmother) 
    Person ID I84779  tree2019
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 

    Father Ancestors Floyd Leland Blount,   b. 2 Nov 1892, Pine Meadows, Orwell, Oswego, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1975, Watertown, Jefferson, New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Ancestors Doris L. Wheeler,   b. 10 Jun 1898, Pulaski, Oswego, New York Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1984  (Age 86 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F21212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ancestors Helen Louise Salisbury,   b. 27 Mar 1924, Oswego, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Nov 2009, Lacona, Oswego County, New York, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Children 
     1. Wayne Leland Blount,   b. 2 Feb 1946,   d. 2 Feb 1946  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 19 May 2020 
    Family ID F59873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Watertown Daily Times (NY) - April 4, 2005

      T. Richard Blount, 85, of 70 Miller Road, died Saturday at Seneca Hill Manor, Oswego.

      Mr. Blount was a millwright at Crouse Hinds Co., Syracuse, and was also a manager at of several furniture companies, retiring in 1992.

      He was involved with the Boy Scouts of America for many years, serving as a scout master for 15 years. He was also a member of the board of Woodlawn Cemetery Association, volunteered at Ainsworth Memorial Library and was an active member of Community Park Association, all of Sandy Creek.

      Born March 13, 1920, in the town of Sandy Creek, son of F. Leland and Doris Blount, he graduated from Sandy Creek High School in 1937 and later graduated from New York State Ranger School at Wanakena. A veteran of World War II, he served in the Army from 1943 to 1946, and also served in the Civilian Conservation Corps for 13 summers.

      He married the former Helen Salisbury 63 years ago.

      Surviving besides his wife are two daughters and their husbands, Bonita and David Rubenstein, Mount Tremper, and Diane and James Casey, Sandy Creek; six sons and four daughters-in-law, Jerrold and Michele, Jacksonville, Fla., Raymond and Kathy, Salinas, Calif., and Leslie and Laurette, Daniel, John, and James and Cheryl, all of Lacona; 17 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

      An infant son, Wayne Leland, and a brother, Derrill, died before him.

      The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Summerville Funeral Home, Sandy Creek, with the Rev. Mary Drake officiating. Burial will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.