Bret Blackburn

1960 ~ 2008

ORANGEVILLE, UT- James Bret (Razor) Blackburn, age 47, of Orangeville, died January 12, 2008 at his home in Orangeville.

He was born Dec. 10, 1960 in Phoenix, AZ, a son of Jimmy Lea and Joan Sandra Samples Blackburn.

He married Jolene Salisbury, September 2, 1989 in Salina, Utah. They were later divorced.

Bret served in the United States Navy on the USS McKean from 1980 to 1984. He was a member of the LDS Church.

Razor, as he was known by all his friends, enjoyed horseback riding, hunting, camping, being a mechanic, a musician and spending time with his boys. He was one of the last true cowboys.

He is survived by his three boys, James (Mavrick) Elias Blackburn, Brayden Seth Blackburn and John Tyler Blackburn and their mother, Jolene Salisbury Blackburn, all of Mayfield; his parents: Joan Sandra and Richard (Pa) Sudweeks of Redmond; Jimmy Lea and Elaine

Blackburn of Salina; sisters and brother: Cheryl Jean and Steve Critchet of Sandy Valley, Nevada; Jimmy Lee and Ruth Gamad

Blackburn of Ferron; Delanna Jo and Trent Riley of Clawson; step-sister and step-brothers: Kim and Layne Johnson, Paul and Shelley Fallon, and Dale Fallon, all of Hurricane.

Memorial services will be held Sat. January 19, 2008 at 12 Noon in the Springer Turner Funeral Home Chapel, 260 N. 400 W. in Richfield, UT. Burial will take place at a late date.

Funeral Directors: Springer Turner Funeral Home of Richfield, Salina and Gunnison, Utah.

Online guest book at: www.springerturner.com