Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX


June 27, 2013

Ronnie D. Blackstock

JACKSONVILLE — Funeral services for Ronnie Don Blackstock, age 66, of Rusk are scheduled for 10 a.m. Sat., June 29 at Autry Funeral Home Chapel in Jacksonville with Brother Clifford Taylor officiating. Interment will be at Mount Comfort Cemetery.

He was born Sept. 10, 1946 in El Campo, Texas to Lonnie Blackstock and Lela Mae Perry Blackstock.

Mr. Blackstock was a member of Sons of Confederate Veterans and attended Golden Harvest Church of God. He retired from Texas Department of Transportation, where he worked as a heavy machine operator.

Mr. Blackstock passed away Tues., June 25, 2013 in Tyler.

He is preceded in death by his parents, son, Ronald Blackstock; two sisters, and one granddaughter, Kimberly Blackstock.

Survivors include his wife of over 30 years, Shelia Blackstock of Rusk; daughter, Ronda Blackstock of Freeport; sons, Stuart Blackstock and wife Stephanie of Oyster Creek, Bo Blackstock and wife Pauletta of Brazoria; stepsons, Chris Dawson and wife Alisa of Whitehouse, Timothy Keithley and wife Heather of Lindale, Curtis Keithley and wife Teri of Jacksonville; brothers Clyde Blackstock and wife Catherine of Bryan, Allen Blackstock of Palestine; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren;  numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Colbey Blackstock, Wesley Blackstock, Ty Blackstock, Rodney Blackstock, Stuart Blackstock, and Bo Blackstock. Honorary pallbearers will be the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Visitation will be Fri., June 28 from 5-7 p.m. at Autry Funeral Home in Jacksonville.  


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