BLACKBURN JAMES. Peacefully, at Newton Stewart Hospital, on Monday 26th February 2018, James (Jimmy) Blackburn, aged 88 years, of 10 Murray Place, Minnigaff, Newton Stewart (formerly of Cochrane Castle, Johnstone). Dearly loved husband of Margaret and a much-loved brother and brother-in-law of the family. Funeral service, to which all friends are respectfully invited, at Roucan Loch Crematorium, by Dumfries, on Friday 16th March 2018 at 1pm. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired, to Newton Stewart Hospital on retiral from service.