Washington, DC - Funeral services for Charles Blackwell, 67, formerly of Jacksonville, will be on Saturday, March 9, 2013, at 1 p.m. at Bethel Baptist Church in Alexandria with the Rev. Charles Rutledge officiating. Burial will be in Bethel Church Cemetery. Mr. Blackwell will arrive at the church one hour prior to his services. Anniston Funeral Services in charge. Mr. Blackwell passed on February 24, 2013 in Redmond, Washington. Survivors include his wife, Essie Rimpsey Blackwell; daughters, Fatima Blackwell and Shakeria Blackwell Walker, Atlanta, Ga.; stepsons, Freddy V. Rimpsey Jr., of Oxford, and Chad Rimpsey of Louisville, Ky; seven grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy B. Wright, of Tacoma, Wash., Bettye B. Thomas, of Mobile, Bobbye B. Duckworth, of Bellevue, Wash. and Sylia B. Rowe, of New Haven, Conn. and a host of other relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and Elnora Blackwell; siblings, Mary Clifford Crawford, James Edward and Thomas Lee Blackwell. Anniston Funeral Services "Where service begins and never ends." 256-236-0319
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 8, 2013