He was born Aug. 21, 1948, in Perryville, son of Roy J. and Rita M. Meyer Blandford.
Blandford was a member of Mission for Christ Church.
Survivors include two brothers, Charles and Ronald Blandford of Perryville.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 4 to 9 p.m. today, and from 6:30 a.m. until time of service Thursday at Young and Sons Funeral Home.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Don Cox and the Rev. Robert Huttegger officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery.