More detail on this person: Thomas W. Blalock, 64, of Fredericksburg died Saturday October 7,
2006 at Mary Washington Hospital after a courageous year-long battle with leukemia. Tom was born in
Fredericksburg in 1942, and lived much of his childhood in both Richmond and Winston-Salem, NC. He
graduated from NC State with a BA in history, and was commissioned as an officer in the US Army in
1967. He served as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam, earning the Bronze Star for valor and fourteen
air medals during his tour of duty. After leaving the service Tom settled back in the
Fredericksburg area, working as a manager for McLean Trucking Company and as a traffic manager at
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Judi, and three sons: MAJ. Brian Blalock, wife Jennifer, and grandchildren Nathan and Nora of New Bern, NC: Brandon Blalock, wife Tracy, and grandchildren Noah and Lauren of Chesapeake, VA; and Kyle Blalock and fiance Nicole Van Scoder of Kennesaw, GA. He was an avid relic hunter and bird watcher, and was also an amateur historian of the Civil War.
A Memorial service will be held at Trinity Episcopal Church on Wednesday, October 11 at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, family requests that donations in Tom's name be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, 825 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, VA 22408.
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