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Don Walker "Buzz" Blincoe

July 20, 1938 — December 9, 2021

Don Walker "Buzz" Blincoe

On December 9, 2021 Don Walker (Buzz) left this earth for his eternal home.

Buzz was born on July 20, 1938 to the late John and Elizabeth Blincoe. His siblings are: Kenneth Blincoe (Yvonne) of Mayfield, KY both deceased, Joe Blincoe (Julia deceased) of Dallas, TX, Bob (Donna) Blincoe of Destin, FL, David (Sue) Blincoe of Union City, TN.

Buzz graduated from Hickman HS in 1956. He joined the US Army in 1960 and was stationed in Germany. After his tour of duty, he returned home to his beloved Hickman. He spent many years traveling and working on pipeline construction.

He was a devoted son to his mother during her illness and was her primary caregiver until her death. Buzz was a favorite uncle to his nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews and great great nieces and nephews. All of whom have great memories of Uncle Buzz. He was a very special uncle.

Buzz was a well known and beloved member of the Hickman community. He served on the Library Board, was awarded the Admirable Admiral of the Mighty Mississippi River by the city of Hickman, and received the Kentucky Governor’s Citation for his volunteerism and outstanding service to the city of Hickman.

He was a member of the American Legion and was instrumental in placing the flags on Veterans’ grave every Memorial Day. Buzz was commended by the Kentucky Heritage Council for his heroic work in the restoration of tombstones in the Hickman City Cemetery. He was an active community volunteer to his beloved hometown. He will be missed and joyfully remembered by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be held at Strong Funeral Home on Monday, December 13, 2021 at 2:00 P.M. with Rev. Robert (Bob) Blincoe officiating. Burial will follow with military rites in Hickman City Cemetery. 

Visitation will be Monday, December 13, 2021 at Strong Funeral Home in Hickman, KY from 12:00 noon until service time.

Pallbearers are:  James Coffey, Hal Coffey, Paul Duncan, David Gallagher, Jimmy Bobbie,  Robbie Blincoe, Harry Poynor and Charles Choate.

Honorary pallbearers will be Coffey Construction staff and employees.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude's Children Research Hospital.

For the Lord is good, His mercy is everlasting and His truth endureth forever to all generations. Psalms: 100:5

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