Mr. James Blackmon Jr.

Funeral Information

Home: South Fallsburg, New York USA

Date of Death: February 6, 2013

Place of Birth: Pinehurst, North Carolina USA

Birthdate: January 9, 1945

Age: 68

Time of Service/Mass: Monday, February 11, 2013 at 1:00 PM

Location of Service/Mass: Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St. Monticello, NY 12701

Visitation Location: Ramsay's Monticello Location - 55 St. John Street, Monticello, NY

Visitation Dates: Monday February 11, 2013 from 11 AM to 1 PM


James Blackmon Jr. of South Fallsburg, NY and a lifelong resident of Sullivan County, passed away on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at Catskill Regional Medical Center in Harris, NY. He was 68. He was born in Pinehurst, NC on January 9, 1945, the son of James Blackmon Sr. and Della Blackmon.

He retired as a trainer and Monticello Raceway and enjoyed being with family and friends.

He was predeceased by his father, James Blackmon Sr.; his beloved sister, Vivian Blackmon and his first wife, Laura Blackmon.

He leaves behind his wife of six years, Delores Blackmon and his stepson, Jamal Trent; his mother, Della Blackmon; his nephew, Bruce Blackmon and his loving cousin and BEST friend, James "Slim" Davis from Pinehurst, NC; his children, Linda Prioleau of Middletown, NY, Aleta Prioleau of Monticello, NY and Rosalyn Ryder and his son-in-law, Qaadir Ryder of Philadelphia, PA; his loving grandchildren, Felicia Barry, Rickey Bolden Jr., Douglas Moody, Dominique Prioleau, Jonathan Bryant, Anjuli Bryant, Simone Bryant, Christopher Barker and Casimir Trent. He was also blessed to have great-grandchildren; Neimonia, Nigel and Baby Zani. He will be sadly missed, but always in our hearts.

Visitation will be held on Monday, February 11 from 11 AM to 1 PM at Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St. Monticello. Funeral services are at 11 AM at the funeral home with Rev. Norman Graves officiating. Burial will take place at Liberty Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delores Blackmon, c/o Ramsay's Funeral Home, 55 St. John St. Monticello, NY 12701