Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


July 16, 2013

Bill Blackstone

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Billy Blackstone, Jr, age 62, of Bullard are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thurs., July 18, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Stanley Allred officiating.

Burial will be held at Cedar Point Cemetery in Crockett.

Mr. Blackstone passed away Sat. July 13, 2013 in Bullard. He was born Sept.6, 1950 in Tyler.

He is preceded in death by his mother, Lois Blackstone and sister, Marybeth Blackstone.

Survivors include his wife, Rebecca Blackstone of Bullard; sons, Billy Burl Blackstone III and wife Amy and Benjamin Richard Blackstone and wife Suzanne all of Lakeland, Fla.; father Billy Blackstone, Sr. and wife Geraldine of Littlerock, Ark.; sister Barbara Blackstone Allred and husband, Stanley of Coppel; four grandchildren Ethan Zane, Logan Tanner, Lilly Asher and Sunny Julia Blackstone; nephews, Jonathan Logan Allred and wife Emalie, Jonathan Logan Allred Jr, and Samuel Hunter Allred, and niece Elizabeth Harton and husband Matthew.

Visitation will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. Wed., July 17,  at Autry funeral Home in Jacksonville.


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