Mr. Blackwell, age 87, passed away Thursday, March 8, 2018.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Boyd and Emma Blackwell; brothers, Riley, Robert, Richard, Ralph, Raymond and Rester Blackwell; and sisters; Raney, Wilma, Zelma and Eula Mae.
He is survived by his sons, Jeremy (Kathryn), Jacob (Jessica), Glenn and Craig; daughters, Ellen, Laura Jane, Carol and Phyllis; and also loving grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Mr. Blackwell was a member of the Church of Christ faith and worked as a machinist.
Partlow Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements, 615-444-7007, obit line 615-444-7700, partlowchapel.com.
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