"J.B." Blount, Jr. BELVEDERE, S.C. - Mr. Judson Brantley "J.B." Blount, Jr., husband of 68 years to Marie Thomas Blount, of Karnes Street, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at his residence. His funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Saturday, February 27, 2016 at Bel-Ridge Baptist Church with Rev. J. Earl Welch and Dr. Roy Head officiating. Interment will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens. J.B. began his career in accounting at Claussen's Bakery before moving to the position of auditor for the Richmond County Board of Education. He served as that Board's Chief Financial Officer for many years prior to his retirement. He was a founding member of Bel-Ridge Baptist Church and served in many capacities during his 61 years of his membership. He taught the Andrew Bible Class for over 40 years until his recent decline in health. J.B. was a respected member of his profession, his church, and his community. His love of golf, his family, and his Lord shaped a life of service. Additional survivors include one son, Dr. Wade Brantley Blount and his wife Page; a granddaughter, Alison Blount Powell and her husband Josh; two great-grandsons, Asher Brantley and Cole Robert Powell; and a brother, Jerry Franklin Blount and his wife, Sandra. Pallbearers will be David Linyard, Mark Hagler, Brad Broome, Steve Clemons, Marion Mundy, and James Pack. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Andrew Bible Class. The family will receive friends at the funeral home this evening, Friday, February 26, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bel-Ridge Baptist Church, 108 Monterey Avenue, Belvedere, SC 29841 or to the
. Please visit the online register at www.rowlandfuneralhome.com Rowland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Rowland Funeral Home
637 West Martintown Rd
North Augusta, SC 29841
Published in The Augusta Chronicle from Feb. 25 to Feb. 26, 2016