David Blackburn Obituary, Death – Pastor David Blackburn passed away early on the morning of January 8, 2019, and has since gone to be with the Lord. Previous to that, he had traveled there. We are in total and absolute shock as a result of the death of our Pastor, who was also our friend and brother in Christ. His passing has left us speechless. Everyone will experience loss in their own special way when he passes away. After devoting his life to helping other people, he fought the good fight of faith and is now relishing in the heavenly peace that God has prepared for all those who follow in his footsteps and do the same kind of work.
During this trying time, we are keeping him and his family in our thoughts and prayers as we remember him and their loss.” His lord was pleased with him and praised him, telling him, “Well done, good and faithful servant; because you have been so reliable with a few responsibilities, I will grant you responsibility over many more.” (Well done, good and faithful servant) “Take a step into the joy that your Lord has waiting for you,” the message reads.” Mt 25:23
On Thursday, January 19, loved ones, relatives, and acquaintances are encouraged to pay their respects at the Wolfersberger Funeral Home in O’Fallon, Illinois. The funeral home can be found at 102 West Washington Street. The hours of operation for the gift shop are from 4 pm to 8 pm. After some period of time has gone, the family will get together for a memorial service to celebrate the life of their lost loved one in a setting that is kept private. Reverend Allynn Walker can be reached at the following address: 713 Wild Horse Creek Dr., Fairview Heights, Illinois 62208, should you feel the need to send your condolences to him. In lieu of sending flowers, donations can be made in honor of the deceased person to Compassion International, The Bridges food program at Trinity United Methodist Church in East St. Louis, or Stray Rescue of St. Louis. These are all organizations that work to alleviate poverty and hunger around the world.