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James Blackwell, III

March 1, 1946 - February 24, 2010

James Brownlow ìJimmyî Blackwell, III, 63 of Dana, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at Pardee Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late J.B. Blackwell and Clara Freeman Blackwell. A graduate of East Henderson High School and Warren Wilson College, he taught the 8th grade at Hendersonville Middle School for 28 years, retiring in 2002.

He was a US Navy Seabee serving in the Vietnam War, and a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He was an avid reader and a fitness enthusiast.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Terry Barnette Blackwell; his son Jason G. Blackwell; his brother Joel Blackwell and wife Connie; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Grace Lutheran Church. Rev. Ken Langsdorf will officiate. A reception will be held following the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Whole Body Fitness, 629 5th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739 or to Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave. West, Hendersonville, NC 28739.

Service Information

Memorial Information

Date: Sunday, February 28, 2010

Time: 4:00 pm


Grace Lutheran Church

1245 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC

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