Hastings resident Joseph H. “Joe” Blackford, 34, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2024, in Minden, NE.

Memorial Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, June 28, at Butler Volland Chapel in Hastings with Chaplain John Mueller officiating. Private burial will be at Souleville Cemetery in Sherman County. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the Special Olympics. The service will be live-streamed on Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home’s website. To view the service, go to Joe’s obituary and click the play button shown towards the bottom of the page. To view the full obituary and condolences may be sent to the family at www.lbvfh.com. Livingston Butler Volland Funeral Home & Cremation Center is serving the family.