Mr. Ralph Blackmon was born to the Late Elder Zack Blackmon and Francis Brown Blackmon. He was one of eight children. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He departed this life on Tuesday October 25th with his family by his side. In 1956 he married the love of his life (late) Lucille Trawick Blackmon, on February 9th. They enjoyed 59 years of marriage and to this union five children were born, Janice (Late-Harry) Turman, Stockbridge, GA. Ralph (Sally) Blackmon Jr. Mableton, GA. Shirley (John) Durr Sr., Felton (Valarie) Blackmon, Randall (Dawnalisa) Blackmon all of Dothan, AL. He was preceded in death by three sisters and 2 brothers. He leaves to cherish his memories a loving family. His five children and their families. Two Brothers Edward (late-MaryAnn) Blackmon, Billy J. Blackmon. Three Sister-in-laws, Lillie Mae Jackson, Rena Mae Morris, and Everlene Lewis and one brother-in-law Michael A. (MayEthel) Trawick. Ten grandchildren: Shereta Blackmon, Jolando Butler, Denice Durr-(Regis) Peoples, Felton Porter, Kanika Blackmon, Jason (Alexis) Blackmon, Matthew (Natasha) Turman, (Late) John L. Durr Jr., Janay Blackmon- (Jeremy) Lewis, Kawon Tyler Blackmon. Ten great grandchildren: Christian, Jeremiah, Isaiah, Eian, Nala, Gavin, Lennox, Grant, Kamryn and Chloe. Also, a host of loved ones, family and friends.