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“To The Blackney Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers of comfort and peace are with you all. I was so saddened when I heard the news of...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Teresa Flowers Williams - NC

“Kathy, I'll never forget you two and your obvious love for each other and your work. You are in my prayers. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Ellen Barr - High point, NC

“Brian, so sorry for your loss. I was shocked and sadden by the news. David was a really good guy and friend in hs. My heart goes out to you. God...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Amy - Virginia Beach, VA

“My dearest cousin David, Your sudden passing has saddened me so very deeply. I have such wonderful memories to cherish always My heartfelt...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Joanie - Whitehall, PA - Cousin

“My condolences to mr. Blackney i was a student he had at ferndale middle sorry for your lost ms. Blackney and family he was the best always remember. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Natasha Ingram - high point, NC

“Dear Kathy, We are so sorry to hear about David's passing. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Debbie Gallemore - High Point, NC

“Mr. Blackney, you were one of the best teachers I have known. You always cared so much for the students and that left a lasting impact. You made...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Peyton Dudash - High Point, NC

“Sending prayers to the family. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Mark Tanner - High Point, NC

“My most sincere condolences for your loss. Helje and family ”
9 of 11 | Posted by: Helje Heitur-Dungay - Atlanta, GA

“The Blackney Family, being the unique family that you are so fun loving and friendly, warm and compassionate.are hurting tonight. I am so very sorry...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Annette Williams - Jonesboro, GA

“Our deepest sympathy to family and friends. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff and Kathy Bennett - TX


David T. Blackney, age 61 of Claymont, DE, longtime resident of High Point, NC died on Oct.11, 2013 in Wilmington, DE

Dave was a graduate of Claymont HS and prided himself on becoming an allstar athlete. He was a graduate of University of Delaware. Dave taught and coached for 30 years at Ferndale Middle School and Ledford Middle School in High Point, NC. He had a passion for teaching youg students and was good at it. Dave's love for his family and friends was expressed by his joy in creating parodies to popular songs in their honor.

Dave was predeceased by his parents Marita and Neale Blackney. He is survived by his loving wife Kathy Blackney and his brothers and sisters; Pattie Painter, Michael Blackney, Brian Blackney, Kevin Blackney, Terry Blackney,Colleen Blackney, Jeff Blackney and the late Rick Blackney. He is also survived by many in-laws and nieces and nephews.

A Mass will be offered at Holy Rosary Church 3200 Philadelphia Pike Claymont DE on Thurs. Oct 17 at 11AM. Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the Church from 10AM until time of Mass. Interment will be private.

Memorial contributions may be made to Rockwood Museum 610 Shipley Rd. Wilmington, DE 19809.

Online condolences may be made by visiting:
www.gebhartfuneralhomes.com
302.798.7726