Survived by wife, Emily C. Blackburn; mother, Ann Blackburn; nieces, Stacie Shaffer and Erica Blackburn.
Colin reached the rank Sr. Staff Sergeant in the Air Force after 10 years of service. After 30 years of service, he retired from the National Weather Service.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Colin's Life Celebration Service will be held on Sunday, September 17, 2017 from 3 - 5 PM at Fort Louise, 1304 McGavock Pike, Nashville, TN with refreshments to follow. RSVP Emily ASAP, if you are planning to attend.
In Lieu of Flowers, please make a donation in Colin's name to the animal charity of your choice.