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Richard Eugene "RB" Blackwell

Richard Eugene “RB” Blackwell

 

Clinton

 

Richard Eugene “RB” Blackwell, age 71, of 18 Peachtree Street, and husband of Patricia Pruitt Blackwell, passed away on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at his home.

 

Born in Clinton, he was a son of the late Ernest Eugene and Agnes Lucinda Green Blackwell. A U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam Era, “RB” retired from Laurens Glass Plant. He was of the Baptist Faith and loved hunting and fishing.

 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Chris Ford and wife Melissa of Laurens, Mandy Hindman and husband Terry of Clinton, and Chasity “Nikki” Stanton and husband Scott of Hickory Tavern; a sister, Elizabeth Ann McElhannon of Augusta, GA; ten grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

 

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ernest Favey “Buck” Blackwell. 

 

The family will have a private viewing.

 

There are no services planned at this time.

 

The family will be at the residence.

 

Memorials may be made to Homestead Hospice, 103 Venture Court, Greenwood, SC 29649 or to the COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134.

 

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.thekennedymortuary.com.

 

 


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John Williams Jun 15 2022 4:21 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Blackwell

Lois Arnold Apr 28 2022 12:16 PM

My heart is with you all. I'll always have fond memories of him.
Patty - I'll always love you. I'll be praying for you.

Stacy Schofield Cals Apr 26 2022 12:34 AM

SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS.PRAYING FOR YOU ALL.RIP

JOYCE PADGETT Apr 24 2022 7:45 PM

You were a good husband, father, brother, Papa & Great Papa.
You always had a big beautiful smile because you were my Sunshine?
You will be missed by many.
This is not Good By, it is..See You Later!
FOREVER & ALWAYS my LOVE ❤️❤️

Patty Apr 23 2022 10:56 PM

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