Butch Blackwell

Published 9:16 am Monday, November 7, 2022

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Columbus– Everette “Butch” Blackwell, 94, of Columbus, NC died Friday, November 4, 2022 at the Hospice House of the Carolina Foothills.


He was born in Spartanburg, SC the son of the late Linnie Slade Stockton and Charlie Grady Blackwell.  The youngest of six children, he was preceded in death by his brothers James and Major and sisters Corrine, Pernie Mae, Alga. He’s been a faithful member of Mill Creek Church active in the choir and music programs, Scout Leader of Boy Scout Troop 154 for 20 years and he retired from Bigelow Sanford after more than 20 years of dedicated service.

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Survived by his beloved wife of 68 years, Margaret (Riddle) Blackwell, two sons, Tony Blackwell of Green Creek, NC, Terry (Lori) Blackwell of Worcester, MA, grandson Taylor (Loretta) Blackwell of Henniker, NH and granddaughter Rebecca (William) Loubier of Worcester, MA.


Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8th at Mill Creek Church.


An online guest register is available at www.mcfarlandfuneralchapel.com


McFarland Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Tryon, NC