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William Golden Blasingame

November 3, 1926 September 25, 2018
William Golden Blasingame
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Obituary for William Golden Blasingame

William G. (“Bucky”) Blasingame, Jr. of Decatur passed away on Monday, September 25, 2018. He was born November 3, 1926 in Walton County, Georgia, one of 3 children born to the late Willam G. (“Buck”) Blasingame, Sr. and the late Zora Barrett Blasingame.

Bill attended high school in Walton County and spent some time at the University of Georgia before moving to Atlanta to seek his fortune. He found a job at The Atlanta Journal and Constitution, where he worked until 1952 before being inducted into the Army. He served overseas during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged a sergeant with three bronze stars. Upon returning to civilian life, he resumed his career in advertising at The Atlanta Journal.

He was an avid fisherman and gardener who, upon retirement, enjoyed traveling with his wife the late Anne Dale Blasingame.

In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his brother Josiah Blasingame, sister Elizabeth Herdon, beloved wife Anne Dale Blasingame, and daughter Luann Blasingame.

Bill is suvived by his son William Dale Blasingame, his daughter-in-law Elizabeth Rae Hoffman, and his granddaughter Emma Katherine Blasingame.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 27, from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home.

The Funeral Service will be held on Friday, September 28, at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of the funeral home. Graveside service will be family-only.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Sep

6:00 PM 9/27/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 9/27/2018 8:00:00 PM
A. S. Turner & Sons Chapel

2773 N. Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

A. S. Turner & Sons Chapel
2773 N. Decatur Road Decatur 30033 GA
United States

Service

Friday

28

Sep

11:00 AM 9/28/2018 11:00:00 AM
A. S. Turner & Sons Chapel

2773 N. Decatur Road
Decatur, GA 30033

A. S. Turner & Sons Chapel
2773 N. Decatur Road Decatur 30033 GA
United States
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