William Robert Blaylock age 86 of Gary, In passed away Monday October 4, 2021. He retired from Inland Steel where he served 35 years and retired in 2002. He is preceded in death by his parents William and Verma Blaylock, stepfather Richard Shakleford, ex-wife Bobbie Blaylock, brothers Marvin Blaylock T.H.Woods, sister Vessie Mae Blaylock, Mae Dale Lockett, Patricia "Pat" Campbell Blaylock, daughter Brenda Williams, grandson Lorenzo "Lil Ricky" Blaylock Jr., great-granddaughter Sarvieyana Williams, a Special uncle Robert Blaylock, daughter-in-law Karen Blaylock and son-in-law Cubby Gray.He leaves to cherish his memories of a loving wife Earlean "Earl" Blaylock. Loving daughters and caregiver Andrea "Darl" (Jeffery) Tucker, Tina "Timi"(Floyd)Melton,and Brenda Gray. Honorable sons Lorenzo "Ricky"(Carol)Blaylock, Kenneth L. Blaylock, Robert L. Stinnett Jr. Son-in-law Eugene William. Brave brothers Ronald "Lou"(Wanda) Blaylock, and Eugene Blaylock. Loving grandchildren and caregiver Da'Marco Kimble, Da'Mario (Yolanda) Kimble, Jalen Tucker ,Kaylnn Blaylock, Tevin Gray ,Floyd Boyd III, Antonio "Tony" Blaylock, Maria (Barry)Blaylock, Bregina Williams, Syncerie (Montel)Stone, Shalonda McGee, and Maigeane Tucker. Godchildren Tonia Harris, Tanisha Dickerson, Renee`Dillon, Anthony "Billy" Harris,and Oliver Watts. 17 great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins,and friends. Wake Saturday October 16,2021 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m Funeral 1:00 p.m. all services at Powell-Coleman Funeral Home 3200 W. 15th Ave Gary, In. Internment Oak Hill Cemetery Gary ,In.
Published by Post-Tribune on Oct. 15, 2021.