Mr. James David Blackmon, 74, died Sunday, March 16, 2014, at his home.
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A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Mount Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Roy Arnold officiating.
The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the graveside.
Mr. Blackmon was born Jan. 25, 1940, in Richburg and was a son of the late William Louis Blackmon and Clara Belle Varnadore Blackmon. He attended the schools of Lewisville and retired from the U.S. Army as a Sgt. First Class.
He is survived by his wife, Rita G. Blackmon; one son, David Blackmon of Sharon; two daughters, Beate Blackmon and Ashley Blackmon, both of Great Falls; four grandchildren, Chris and Justin Yearwood and Dustin and Emily Blackmon, all of Great Falls; three great-grandchildren, Jackson and Kaylee Yearwood and Kaden Blackmon, all of Great Falls; one brother, Bill Blackmon of Great Falls; and five sisters, Dorothy Ragsdale and Christine Morrison of Great Falls, Irene Baker of Lake Wateree and Shirley Morrison and Elaine Hollis of Great Falls.
Memorials may be made to Mt. Prospect United Methodist Church Cemetery, 2543 Mtn. Gap Road, Richburg, SC 29729.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.dantzlerbakerfuneralhome.com.
Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home
26 Underwood Ave. Great Falls, SC 29055
Published in The News & Reporter on Mar. 22, 2014