Richard E. Blandford, 62

FULTON, NY – Richard E. Blandford, 62, of Fulton passed away Thursday November 6, 2014, surrounded by his loving family.

Richard E. Blandford
Richard Blandford

Born in Syracuse to the late Douglas Blandford and Alice Waters, he had lived in the Fulton area his entire life.

Richard was a machinist for Babbitt Bearings, Inc., for 35 years.

In his free time, he enjoyed camping, deer hunting and vanning with his fellow van club friends.

Richard will be greatly missed and forever loved by his wife, Shirley; children, Heath (Jessica) Blandford, Melissa (Jeff Wise) Blandford, Vanessa Blandford, Byron (Ashley) Blandford and Veronica Blandford; grandchildren, Evan, Zachary and Elissa; and many nieces and nephews.

There are no funeral service.

Calling hours will be held 1-4 p.m. Sunday November 9 at Foster Funeral Home, 910 Fay St., Fulton.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donation be made in Richard’s memory to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, Foundation for Upstate Medical University, 750 E. Adams St., CAB 326, Syracuse, N.Y. 13210-9943.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.