• July 18, 1960 - June 30, 2017
  • Sacramento, California

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David Leaman Blackstone, 56
Dave died peacefully June 30, 2017 at his home in Sacramento, CA after a long battle with arthritis, scoliosis, degenerative disc disease, lung and liver diseases. He was bent like a pretzel but, never complained about his ailments.
Born July 18, 1960 to Barbara Goss and Donald L. Blackstone (deceased) in Riverside, CA. Dave has 6 siblings. Lucinda Blackstone, Kenneth Blackstone, Stacy Blackstone, James Blackstone, Teresa Jude and Rochelle Blackstone. He enjoyed growing up in a big family, camping, riding horses and playing drums. He was often outside, building forts and playing cowboys and Indians with the many neighborhood friends.
He is survived by his wife, Lanelle Blackstone and 3 children. Joshua Blackstone, Carolyn Blackstone and David Blackstone, 8 grandchildren, Sam, Owen, Michael, Makenna, Mekkeo, Alice, Jack and Elaine.
Dave was a roofer by trade and took pride in his work. He was a faithful employee and was sad when his health would no longer allow him to climb a ladder. He was a loving father and grandfather who looked forward to holidays and cooking for his family & friends. He enjoyed camping, fishing and barbeques where he told stories of his childhood escapades.
Services will be held at 3:00 pm, Friday, August 4, 2017
Sacred Heart Church
9935 Mission Blvd
Jurupa Valley CA 92509

With a reception to follow at the Blackstone family home

5195 Cedar Street
Jurupa Valley, CA 92509