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Robert "Bob" Blacknell age 76 of Gary, IN passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 at Methodist Hospital. He was born to the union of Louis T. and Esther Blacknell. He accepted Christ at early age and was a former member of New Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, and veteran of the U.S. Army. Bob graduated from Emerson High School, attended I.U. (Bloomington, IN), IUN (Gary, IN). Bob loved sports and baseball. He played for the Gary Steel City Baseball Team. Bob was preceded in death by his parents, 2 special cousins John and Charles Blacknell. He leaves to cherish loving memories: 3 sons Steven (Sylvia) Blacknell of Gary, IN, Robert (Nikki) Blacknell of Chicago, IL, Attorney Jovan (Tiffany) Blacknell of Inglewood, CA. 1 daughter Chennetta Blacknell of Takoma, MD, 7 grandchildren and a host of cousins and friends. Visitation Monday, January 9, 2017 from 12 to 8:00p.m. Family hours 6 to 8:00 p. m. Funeral service Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. All services at the Guy & Allen Chapel, 2959 W. 11th Ave. Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.
Published in the Post Tribune from Jan. 6 to Jan. 8, 2017
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