Clarence (Joe) Blandford, 81, Lanesville, Ind., died Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, at Harrison Springs Health Campus in Corydon, Ind.
He was born Oct. 22, 1941, in Lebanon, Ky., the son of Clarence and Helen Mann Blandford.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, John I. Blandford and Louis Blandford; and sister, Margaret Abell.
Prior to his retirement, Joe was a proud soil technician for the soil and conservation district. Post-retirement, he enjoyed wood-working and volunteering at the Kentucky Center for the Arts. Golf was his favorite hobby, and he worked at Chariot Run Golf Course and Old Capital Golf Club.
He is survived by two daughters, Elizabeth Reed (Jim Mayes) of Mikado, Mich., and Laura Palma Blandford (Daniel) of Chandler, Ariz.; brothers, Larry Blandford (Janice) of Nicholasville, Ky., and Terry Blandford and Charles Blandford, both of Louisville, Ky.; and three grandchildren, Sophie Reed, Olivia Palma and Samuel Palma.
Visitation will be Friday, Nov. 11, 2022, from 2 until 6 p.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon. Interment will be at a later date in his beloved home state of Kentucky.