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Former Jackson city councilman Frank Bluntson passes away at 85

Brian Rohan’s daughter, Kathleen Jolson, told the San Francisco Chronicle that her father died...
Brian Rohan’s daughter, Kathleen Jolson, told the San Francisco Chronicle that her father died Tuesday at his home in the Bay Area city of Larkspur after a six-year battle with cancer.(Source: Gray News)
Published: Apr. 13, 2021 at 8:11 PM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Eric Bluntson, son of former Jackson city councilman Frank Bluntson, confirms his father died Tuesday afternoon.

He served two terms on the Jackson City Council representing Ward 4. Prior to that, he was a youth court councilor and 5th grade teacher at Mary C. Jones Elementary School.

He’s probably best known as the long-time host of Straight Talk, a community affairs program on WKXI radio.

He was also a well-known advocate for senior citizens, feeding them through a program bearing the name of his late oldest son, Craig Bluntson.

Frank Bluntson was in home hospice care having dealt with a variety of health issues. He was 85 years old.

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