Friday, Jan 24, 2020
9:00 AM-9:30 AM
October 21, 1938 - January 13, 2020
Russell Lee Blackwell, 81, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020 in a local hospital.
Mr. Blackwell was born in Huntington, West Virginia and has lived in the Jacksonville area for 35 years after moving from Maryland. He enjoyed golfing and was a member of Laurel Island Links Golf Club in Kingsland, Georgia. He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed watching his favorite teams: Washington Redskins, Maryland Terrapins and the Jacksonville Jaguars.
He is survived by his 3 children: Lanette Blackwell (Michael), Jeff Blackwell (Raenell) and Michelle Goodwin (Bo); his sister: Patty Burns (David); 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 9:00 AM on Friday, January 24, 2020 at Jacksonville National Cemetery (Lane #1) with Military Honors.
In lieu of flowers, the family request that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society in his memory.
Peeples Family Funeral Home is serving the Blackwell Family.