Nick Roscoe Blackburn Jr.

Nick Roscoe Blackburn Jr., 29, of Parkersburg, passed away Feb. 6, 2013.

He was born in Athens, Ohio, Sept. 11, 1983, a son of Nick Roscoe Blackburn and Karen Bartimus Blackburn. Nick had graduated from Eastern High School in Meigs County, and had worked on the cleaning crew at the power plant.

In addition to his parents, Nick is survived by his wife, Crystal Dawn Lockhart Blackburn; children, Raymond Roscoe, Angel Dawn, David Ray and Nick Roscoe Jr. Blackburn; paternal grandmother, Buford Ann Blackburn; brothers, Benjamin ‘BJ’, Kevin Ray and Rocky Gilbert; sisters, Joanne Ryder and Lyra Blackburn; step-sisters, Brandy Jude Perkins and Retia Lynn Jude; several aunts and uncles including aunt ‘Sissy’ Truly B. Mahon; several cousins, extended family and many friends. Nick was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Helen and Bud Bartimus; and paternal grandfather, Dick Blackburn.

The funeral service will be 3 p.m. Friday at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg. Visitation will be from one hour prior to the service on Friday.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting