Rev. Johnny L. Blackwell, 73, of 329 Hamilton Street, Fayetteville died Thursday at NC State Veteran Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be conducted on Tuesday at 11am at First Baptist Church, 302 Moore St, Fayetteville with Dr. Cureton Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Rockfish Memorial Park.
He was the son of the late Robert and Sadie Herman Blackwell and was a CPA.
He is survived by his wife, Edith Blackwell of the home. Daughter, Sarita Threat of Dallas, TX, Brian Blackwell of Durham, Keith Blackwell and Jeffrey Blackwell both of Fayetteville. Brother, Phillip Blackwell of Fayetteville. Sister, Robbie Porter of Harrisburg, PA. 21 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren also survive.
A viewing will be held on Monday 5-7pm at Herring Funeral Care & Cremations in Fayetteville. The family will receive friends 6-7pm.
Arrangements by Herring Funeral Care & Cremations of Fayetteville.