It is with heavy hearts we announce the death of our friend, Mr. Robert Gillium Blackwell, Sr.
Robert age 66 passed away on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 with his family by his side.
A graveside service will be held 3:00pm Friday at Cedar Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Lee County. Rev. Gene Hancock will officiate. A visitation will follow the graveside service.
Robert was born in Darlington a son of the late Oscar B. Blackwell, Sr. and Erline Evans Blackwell. He was a retired painter.
Surviving is one daughter Tracey (Jason) Gladden, Lugoff; one son, Robert (Heather) Blackwell II, Bishopville; six grandchildren, Brycen Blackwell, Jacob Gladden, Tyler Blackwell, Gracie Blackwell, Samantha Gladden and Hazel Blackwell; three sisters, Gail (Gene) Hancock, Bishopville, Linda Hancock, Bishopville and Gloria (Lige) Stewart, McBee; one brother, Oscar B. Blackwell, Jr., Bishopville. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Rose Marie Blackwell.
Norton Funeral Home and Crematory of Bishopville are honored to be of service to the Blackwell family.
"A life so beautifully lived, should be beautifully remembered"