Obituary: Bobby Blackwell

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Bobby Blackwell, 70, of Lewisburg, died Thursday, Jan. 7, 2010, in St. Thomas Hospital.

Mr. Blackwell was a native of Marshall County. He was a self-employed brick mason and was of the Baptist faith.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Oma Rodgers Blackwell; brothers, Clarence Blackwell Jr., David Blackwell, Danny Blackwell, and Linton Blackwell; and sisters, Lillian Richards, Doris Sanders and Ruth Davis.

He is survived by his wife, Linda Blackwell, and sons, Eddie Wayne Blackwell, Steve Blackwell, Cody Blackwell, and Clarence Blackwell, all of Lewisburg; daughter, Bobbie Jean Finch of Shelbyville; brothers, Harold Blackwell, Roy Blackwell, and J.T. Blackwell, and sisters, Mildred Foster, Annie Lou Darnell, and Patricia Calahan, all of Lewisburg; 15 grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were conducted Monday, Jan. 11, from the chapel of London Funeral Home with Arthur Payne officiating, followed by burial in Whorley Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Brian Morton, Craig Blackwell, Eric Blackwell, Scottie Blackwell, Cody Blackwell, and William Finch.