Clyde William Blackwell 88, passed away December 2, 2017, at his childhood home on the farm he loved in the Stonewall section of Floyd County, VA surrounded by family and friends.
Surviving are his wife, Judith Gordon Blackwell; daughter, Teresa B. Myers (Tim), of Roanoke; daughter Becky Blackwell, Roanoke; grandson, Adam William Myers, South Bend, Indiana; granddaughter, Mallory M. Saunders
(Cary), Richmond. Also surviving are three sisters, Livie B. Thompson (Merlin), Floyd, Annabelle B. Austin (Jack), Roanoke, and Dorothy B. Davis (Curt), Roanoke, many nieces and nephews and a brother-in-law, Rick Gordon and his wife Linda B. Gordon of Christiansburg. Clyde was the son of Moses A. and Attaway Hale Blackwell.
Clyde served his country in the Korean Conflict, and was a truck driver for Rowe Furniture for more than 25 years. He also worked for H.T. Bowling, Inc. in Radford for several years. He farmed, kept beef cattle and grew a most beautiful garden every year while enjoying the Floyd County outdoors. He was a Trustee of the Stonewall United Methodist Church and participated in the work of the church any way he could, and was present every Sunday until his last illness. With sincere gratitude to Good Sam
Hospice, NRV as well as a most wonderful caregiver, Rio McPeak.
Visitation will be Tuesday, December, 5, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Maberry Funeral Home followed by the funeral at 12 Noon and Interment at Restvale Cemetery. Flowers will be appreciated or contributions may be given to Stonewall Church Building Fund, %Marie V. Thomas, Treasurer, 536 Poor Farm Road, SE
Floyd, VA 24091.