ROCK HILL -- Richard Eugene Blackwell, 49, died Thursday, July 24, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
Funeral service will be 3 p.m., Sunday, July 27, at the M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Clover. Interment will be in Adnah Methodist Church Cemetery, Rock Hill. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home. The family will also receive friends other times at 210 Winthrop St., Clover.
Mr. Blackwell was born March 1, 1959, in Rock Hill, to the late Brady E. and Mattie Bell Adkins Blackwell.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Blackwell and a sister, Lucille B. Owens.
Mr. Blackwell is survived by his wife, Tammy Harrell Blackwell; a son, Joseph Ryan Harrell of Rock Hill; brothers, Thomas Blackwell of Okla., David Blackwell of York, Ralph Blackwell of Kan., John Blackwell of Clover; his mother-in-law, Sara Harrell of Clover; a brother-in-law, Jerry Harrell of N. Myrtle Beach; sisters-in-law, Joanne Childers of Clover, Wanda Helms of Clover, Faye Harrell of Gastonia; and several nieces and nephews.
M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, is serving the family of Mr. Blackwell.