Mr. Clyde Wallace Blackwell, 92, died Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013, at White Oak Manor. He was born June 24, 1920, in Jefferson and was a son of the late William Beaufort Blackwell and Faye McNeely Blackwell. Mr. Blackwell retired from Springs Industries and was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church. He is survived by two sons, Larry Blackwell and his wife, Jan, of Lancaster, and Mark Blackwell and his wife, Clarice, of Alpharetta, Ga.; a daughter, Janice Duncan and her husband, Chris, of Lancaster; five sisters, Edith Threatt, Ottie Stogner and Bronna Sue Ackerman, all of Lancaster, Bennie Blume of Charlotte and Kerried Miller of Rochester, N.H.; three grandchildren, Melanie Mancuso and her husband, Pierre, Heather Blackwell and Lauren Blackwell; and three great-grandchildren, Matthew, Hannah and Lukas Mancuso. Mr. Blackwell was preceded in death by two brothers, Nay Blackwell and Harold Blackwell; a sister, Myrtis Laney; and a grandchild, Matt Blackwell. The Celebration of Life Graveside Funeral Service for Mr. Blackwell is 4 p.m. today, Feb. 15, at Lancaster Memorial Park Mausoleum, 1389 Memorial Park Road, officiated by the Rev. Tim Anderson. The family of Mr. Blackwell received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Hartley Burgess Funeral Home, 1800 Charlotte Highway. Memorials may be made to The Matt Blackwell Foundation, P.O. Box 188, Lancaster, SC 29721. An online guest register is available on the obituaries page at www.hartleyburgess.com. Hartley-Burgess Funeral Home & Crematory of Lancaster is caring for Mr. Blackwell.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Feb. 15, 2013