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Bill Blackstock (#47688203)
 member for 3 years, 2 months, 27 days
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Bio Photo My fascination with cemeteries began when I was on active duty in the United States Army. I'm a trumpet player and served as an Army Bandsman for twenty years. During that time I performed Taps at military funerals on more occasions than I can remember.

While waiting for the funeral procession to arrive I would spend as much time as possible walking through the cemetery reading tombstones. It proved to be a very interesting way to pass the time. Now that I'm a member of the Find A Grave community I can put that interest to good use.

I've either created or manage all memorials for my immediate family, so my focus at this point is creating memorials for others and fulfilling as many local photo requests as possible.
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ChasP near Slapout
Efurd
I appreciate you taking care of my old kin....
Added by ChasP near Slapout on Jan 13, 2015 8:20 PM
ChasP near Slapout
Martha Jean Pelham Efurd
Thanks so much for the nice pictures....
Added by ChasP near Slapout on Jan 13, 2015 6:30 PM
Chris Jones
Thank you
Bill,

Thank you for taking time to venture out and take a photo of my 3rd great grandfather Dennis Pittman. I hope to one day visit this cemetery and pay my respects. Have a great holiday season.

Chris jones
Austin, TX
Added by Chris Jones on Dec 27, 2014 7:37 PM
Logan Grantham
Old Tabernacle Cemetery
Thanks again!!! Appreciate the great photos you submitted. Keep up the hard work Bill!

Logan
Added by Logan Grantham on Dec 27, 2014 9:36 AM
Logan Grantham
Old Tabernacle Cemetery
Added by Logan Grantham on Dec 27, 2014 9:35 AM
Logan Grantham
Mount Liberty Cemetery...
Thank you so much Bill for the amazing photos you took of my relatives at Mount Liberty. I greatly appreciate your hard work and commitment to this website. Thank you.

Logan
Added by Logan Grantham on Dec 26, 2014 1:38 PM
Tami
Andrew Martinis
Hi Bill-

There is no marker yet for Andrew. I will load a picture of the grave site however, and will take a pic of the marker when it arrives. I am at the cemetery weekly, so won't be a problem to watch for the marker! He is buried in a very nice section of the cemetery, in Block 5.

Tami
Edmonds, WA
Added by Tami on Nov 29, 2014 12:30 PM
Tami
Andrew Martinis
Hi there-

do you know if he has a marker yet? Since he just died, it may be a few months before he has a marker. Let me know if you know when about the marker may be placed. I will keep an eye open for it, and will check with the cemetery office.

Tami
Added by Tami on Nov 17, 2014 9:18 PM
Barbara Flint
RE: Albert Smith
From what I found on the index for the "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974" it has his name as Albert Golie Smith.
Added by Barbara Flint on Sep 11, 2014 6:14 PM
TT
Old Tabernacle, Spears
Bill,

Thanks for looking for Albert and Cassie, and for taking photos of the other Spears. That was above and beyond, and was very kind of you. All the Spears there are all related.
Added by TT on Sep 06, 2014 3:34 PM
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