Daily Oklahoman, The
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
May 16, 1995
A. "Buddy" Youngblood, 52, passed away Friday, May 12, 1995 in
Oklahoma City of complications resulting from the bombing of the
Alfred P. Murrah Building. John was born February 17, 1943 in
Altus, Oklahoma to William Etheridge "Epp" and Lucille McLoud
Youngblood and graduated from Warren High School in 1961. He had
attended New Mexico State, The University of Albuquerque and the
University of Oklahoma. While attending college he worked for
the Valencia County Sheriff Department. He spent 10 years with
the New Mexico State Police.
On January 11, 1974 he and Katherine Jenkerson were married
in Belen, New Mexico. He had resided in Yukon for 51/2 years
coming from Austin, Texas. John was employed with the United
States Department of Transportation Federal Highway
Administration Office of Motor Carriers as a Special Agent
dealing with hazardous materials and safety regulations. He was
also serving as Programs Manager for the Transportation Safety
Institute and was an Advisor for The Commercial Vehicle Safety
Alliance. He had served 1 year with the Department of
Transportation Aviation Administration as a Sky Marshall. John
was currently serving as a reservist for the Yukon and El Reno
Police Departments and was a member of the FOP.
ohn was preceded in death by a daughter, Christine Ann and
father, Epp Youngblood.
Survivors are mother, Lucille Youngblood of Altus, Ok.; wife,
Katherine Youngblood of the home; son, John Youngblood , Jr. of
the home; 4 daughters, Tammy Youngblood of Yukon, Ok., Becky
Youngblood of Del City, Ok., Ann Walker and husband John of
Mustang, Ok., Robin Youngblood of the home; 2 sisters, Anita
Cassidy and husband Bob of Nashua, New Hampshire, Kathy Belcher
of Yukon, Ok.; grandson, Geoffrey Walker.
Services will be 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 18, 1995 at Council
Roads Baptist Church with interment in
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Compiled, transcribed and submitted by Marti Graham, Oklahoma County, OKGenWeb Coordinator,
February 2009. Information
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