Jerry E. Blackmore

Jerry E. Blackmore was born August 19, 1940 in Great Falls, Montana. The only child of Mr. and Mrs. E. H. Blackmore. He grew up as a young child in Duluth and Ely, Minnesota. The family moved to Castro Valley, CA when Jerry was a freshman in high school. Jerry graduated from Castro Valley High in 1958. Jerry has a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting and Finance from San Jose State and an MBA in Taxation. He was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity at San Jose State. He was a member of the California Society of CPA and American Institute of CPA. Jerry lived in Livermore since 1964 with his former wife Dona Fraser Blackmore. He has two sons, Andy of Arizona and Tyler of New Jersey. He served in Viet Nam in 1962 and 1963. Jerry is a past Board of Director and Treasurer of Junior Golf Association of Northern CA. Past President of Northern California Golf Association and a Past Board President and member of Castlewood Country Club. He also served on the United States Golf Association board and was part-owner of Auburn Valley Golf and Country Club. In 1992 he had the great experience of playing in the AT&T with pro Neal Lancaster of NC. They made the cut and ended up being paired with Lawrence Taylor and Fred Funk. In 1993 he was placed on the Poppy Hills Holding Board and worked on the ground breaking of Livermore's new golf course, Poppy Ridge. In 2001 Jerry moved to Green Valley, AZ and traveled around the country in his RV living part of the year in MN. During his retirement, he played as much golf as possible and served on various boards as an accountant. He was an active member of the Desert Hills Lutheran Church in Green Valley, AZ. He passed away June 23, 2020 from complications after surgery and continued kidney failure. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to: Desert Hills Lutheran Church, 2150 S. Camino Del Sol, Green Valley, AZ 85622