Lloyd Davis Blackwelder

Published 2:01 pm Friday, October 16, 2015

Mr. Lloyd Davis Blackwelder, 69, of Wagner Road, Mocksville, died Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015, at his home.

He was born April 29, 1946, in Iredell County to the late Charlie Joe and Vetra Estelle Chaffin Blackwelder and retired from Ingersoll Rand. He was a member of Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, hunting and being outdoors. He also enjoyed playing softball.

He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mary Woodward; and 2 brothers, Dwight and Harding Blackwelder.

Survivors: his wife, Cathy Brown Blackwelder of the home; 3 children, Chad David Blackwelder (Kerry) of Mocksville, April Oliphant Owen (T.C.) of Monroe and Bradley Davis Blackwelder (Deanna) of Mocksville; 2 grandchildren, McKenzie Blackwelder and Mallory Blackwelder; a sister, Coleen Brown of Mocksville; 2 brothers, Lester Blackwelder (Ruby Jean) of North Wilkesboro and Leslie Blackwelder (Betty) of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was conducted Sunday, Oct. 18 at 3 p.m. at Ijames Crossroads Baptist Church with the Revs. Daniel Harmon and Glenn Sellers officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends Saturday, Oct. 17 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Ijames Baptist, 1038 Ijames Church Road, Mocksville; or the American Cancer Society, 4A Oak Branch Drive, Greensboro, 27407.

Condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.