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Passing of Past Det Jr Vice Cmdr Ricki Blackwell

Jul 24, 2018

Our hearts are saddened by the passing of Past Detachment Jr. Vice Commander Ricki Blackwell. Please lift up his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Mr. Ricki Edward Blackwell, age 63 of Homer died Monday, July 23, 2018 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. Mr. Blackwell was born in Commerce to the late, Jack and Mollie Boswell Blackwell. Mr. Blackwell was an auto mechanic, a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, The Legion Riders, Sons of the American Legion, Homer Fire Department and the NHRA.

Mr. Blackwell is survived by his wife, Debbie Broome Blackwell of Homer, daughter, Jacqueline Wilson (Matthew) of Jefferson; sister, Becky Clough (Carl) of Homer; grandchildren, Shawn and Austin Jack.

Funeral service will be held Thursday, July 26th at 6:00 PM at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church with Rev. James Dumas, Rev. James Duncan, and Mr. David Dunson officiating with the interment following in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday and Wednesday night from 6-8 PM.

Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce is in charge of arrangements.