Lonnie Blackwell

Lonnie Ray Blackwell

Sunday, July 15th, 1956 - Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Obituary

Lonnie Ray Blackwell, age 63, of Honaker, Virginia, passed away Monday (December 9, 2019) at his home surrounded by his family and friends after a long battle with ALS. Born July 15, 1956 in Richlands, Virginia, he was a son of the late Ray and Mary Hawkins Blackwell. A lifelong resident of the area, he was a 1974 graduate of Honaker High School. Having a very strong work ethic, he had been employed with Hart Brothers of Rosedale, Virginia for over thirty years. He loved to talk, to joke, to make people smile and never met a stranger. Everyone always said that he was one of a kind. His smile and his twinkling eyes will be missed by so many. He was the hardest working man in the county. The outdoors was his happy place and he dearly loved all animals, especially Buddy and his cattle. He literally would give you the shirt off of his back, would do anything for anyone and never expect anything in return. His kind and generous spirit was an inspiration. The world lost a tough act to follow.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter, Hope Blackwell Stump, an infant sister, Catherine Blackwell, and two brothers, Ricky Blackwell and Ronald Blackwell.
Survivors include his loving wife, Kathy McCarty Blackwell of the home; son, Anthony (Leah) Blackwell of Honaker; daughter, Heather Blackwell (Cody) of Lebanon; granddaughter, Angel Beavers of Alabama; two step-grandsons, Benjamin and Noah Mullins; one brother, Rod (Lora) Blackwell of Honaker; two sisters, Jeni (Eddie) Neely of Abingdon and Jewel Blackwell of Honaker; special friends, Alan and Delzina Hubbard.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel, Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Otis Musick officiating. Interment will follow in Razor Ridge Cemetery in Grayson County, Virginia.
Pallbearers will be Anthony Hart, Alan Hubbard, Eddie Neely, Don Blackwell, Larry Blackwell, Terry Hill, and nephews, Cody and Matthew Blackwell.
Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Hart, Jason Rowe, Claude Ratliff, Sr., Chris Rowe and nephews, Todd Blackson, Chad Blackson, R.J. Blackwell, and Joe Griffith.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to The ALS Association, P.O. Box 37022, Boone, IA 50037-0022 in memory of Lonnie and help put an end to this devastating disease.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home after 6:00 PM Wednesday.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 | 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm
    Location
    Honaker Funeral Home
    Address
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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  • Service

    Thursday, December 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, December 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Honaker Funeral Home
    Address
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Rev. Otis Musick
  • Interment

    Location
    Razor Ridge Cemetery
    Address
    Grayson County, VA

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Wendy Griffith

Posted at 10:17pm
I am saddened to hear about the passing of Lonnie. Thoughts and prayers for each of his loved ones.
 
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Jane B. Rhea Posted at 06:59am

Jewel, So sorry to hear about your brothers passing. Thinking about you and your family. Jane B. Rhea
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