Funeral services for Charles Albert Blackmon, 63, of the Land Community will be held Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 1 P.M. from the Shady Grove Holiness Church with Rev. Joseph Futrall, Rev. Eugene Ray, and Rev. Chuck Scrivener officiating. Military Graveside Honors will follow at the Shady Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday from 6 to 8 P.M. at Bumpers Funeral Home in Butler.
Mr. Blackmon passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at Jeff Anderson Regional Medical Center in Meridian, MS. He was a retired carpenter for the Bohannon Brothers Construction Company. He was also a Vietnam U.S. Army Veteran.
Survivors include his wife Nellie Tyson Blackmon of Land; son Gabriel Tyson of Land; step son Rodney Tyson of San Diego, CA; daughter Sharron “Bert” Harris of Grove Hill; sisters Ann Monk (Benny) of Mendenhall, MS; Estelle Hopkins (Jimmie) of Meridian, MS; Jean Kelly (Glenn) of Land; Evie Kendall (Paul) of Winston Salem, NC; grandchildren Tyler Nelson (Elizabeth), Courtney Harris, and Matthew Harris.
He was preceded in death by his parents Pearlman and Ethel Broadhead and father Joe Blackmon; sons Charles Clayton Blackmon and Chucky Clark; and nephew Gary Jenkins.
Pallbearers are Michael Tyson, Chris McKee, Billy Owen, Al Moore, Jr., Steve Adams, and Tyler Nelson. Honorary pallbearers are James Ford, Dale Whittington, John Earnest, Teddy Dees, Mitch Taylor, Jay Taylor, Chris Long, Charlie Bromburger, Jerry Bromburger, Randall Turner, Bohannon Brothers Construction, Chip Gibson, Matthew Harris, and all of his nephews.
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Bumper Funeral Home of Butler will be in charge of arrangements.