Horace E. “HB” Blackwell Jr., 91, of Robbinsville passed away, Thursday morning, July 16, 2020.
He was a retired Master Electrician, a loving husband, caring father & often fondly known as the Grandfather of Upper Cove Road. He was also a devoted Christian & member of Orr Branch Church of Robbinsville.
Born June 12, 1929 in KY, he was the son of the late Horace E. Blackwell Sr. & Ethel L. “Effie” Barnes. He was preceded in death by his first wife Mary E. “Jean” Curry; siblings, Catherine M. Blackwell, Heloise K. Strain, & a baby brother; two great grandchildren, David C. Mealey & Deanna A. Blackwell.
He was survived by his loving & devoted wife Loma G. Walling Blackwell; five children, Joel T., Charles A., & Sarah L. Blackwell, Bobby & James Chandler; 10 Grandchildren, & 12 Great-Grandchildren.
A private memorial will be held by his wife and his ashes will be spread on the mountain he loved & called home.
Townson-Smith Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Blackwell family. An online register is available at www.townson-smithfuneralhome.com.
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