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Dr. Donald George Blackman

May 22, 1935 ~ February 8, 2022 (age 86)

Obituary

Dr. Donald ‘Don’ George Blackman died peacefully at his home in Florida on 8th February, 2022 at the age of 86.

He was born in St. Michael, Barbados to Elma Blackman (deceased) and Darnley Gulstone (deceased). He was the husband of Jeunille Trancoso-Blackman. The father of Chaka Blackman. Brother of Carlisle, Cheryl, Ena, Jocelyn, Joyce (deceased), Malcolm and Norma (deceased).   Brother-in-law to Lloyd Bedeau, Wendell Batson, Bernadette Blackman, Juel Blackman, Winston Martinez , Wynne-Marie Martinez and Donnille Tyrrell.  Uncle of Cassandra, Kevin, Andre and Elissa Bedeau, Marshalyn, Carol, Paul and Wayne Blackman, Stephen, Sonia, Wavney and Conrad Warner. Cousin to the David Blackman and the Blackmans, the Brewsters, the Gulstones and the Haynes. Son-in -law of Winston and Sandra Allen-Martinez.

Friend of Abdul Pandor and family, Dr. Aubrey Armstrong and family, the Dottin family, the Waldron-Ramsay Family, the Weekes Family and so many others from The Ivy, Barbados, throughout the Caribbean and the United States of America.

He served his country as a Minister, a Senator and an Ambassador to the United Nations. He taught at Stony Brook Long Island University as a Professor of African-American Studies and Philosophy. He worked as a discrimination lawyer in Texas and in his latter years he became a businessman before his retirement.

He will be laid to rest in Barbados.

 

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Services

Funeral Service
Tuesday
March 1, 2022

10:00 AM
Coral Ridge Memorial Gardens
The Ridge, Christ Church, BARBADOS
Christ Church, FL 00000

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