CHARLES EMMITT BLACKWOOD, 80, Cleveland, died Sept. 28, 2020. Born Oct. 16, 1939, in Cleveland, he graduated from Cleveland High School in 1958. Much of his career was spent at Lamson & Sessions in Birmingham and co-owning two assisted living facilities. He loved Alabama football, farming, gardening, and deer hunting. Predeceasing him were parents Coy and Theresa Lochamy Blackwood and brothers Jerry Blackwood, Weldon Blackwood, and Kenneth “Scott” Blackwood.
Surviving are wife Faye Owen Blackwood, children Joseph Blackwood, Charlene Blackwood (Chris) Hallman; grandsons Nick Hallman, Noah Hallman; sisters Betty (Arnold) Pass, Connie (Edsel) Vaughn, Janice Bramen; a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service was held Oct. 1, at 3 p.m., at First Baptist Church of Cleveland. Entombment followed at Oak Hill Cemetery. Blount County/Cleveland Funeral Home directed.