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James Blackwell

1952- 2022
Thursday, January 13, 2022
James Blackwell

James Don Blackwell, 69, passed away, Tuesday, Jan.4, 2022 at home.

He was born July 22, 1952 in Seminole, Texas to Henry and Marita (Smith) Blackwell. They both preceded him in death along with four siblings, Jack, Roy, Donna and Jan.

Funeral services were held, Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2022 under the direction of Alexander’s Midway Funeral Home. Burial followed at Mount Hope Cemetery in Anson.

Don grew up in Anson, surrounded by a large family with loving parents and siblings he loved deeply. In his early years, Don made many friends that remained close with him throughout his life. He graduated from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos and was a Certified Public Accountant. Don spent most of his career in the oil and gas industry. His greatest joy was spending time with family. Don was very involved in his children and grandchildren’s activities as a coach, fan, and participant. He was an avid reader with a passion for laughter and meeting new people.

Don is survived by his loving wife, Catherine (Posey) Blackwell; sons, Greg Blackwell, Brett (Ashley) Blackwell, Ryan (Courtney) Blackwell and Shane (Sarah) Sherwood; daughter, Lindsay (Cody) Sheets; brothers, Dan (Peggy) Blackwell, Max (Janice) Blackwell and Bob (Karen) Blackwell; sisters, Jane (Ronnie) Whitehead and Sue Blackwell Chaka; grandchildren, Jack, Tess, Zoey, Cheyenne, Addison, Lane, Kylee, Blayne, Cruz, Sadie and Tripp; numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

The Springtown Epigraph

Jan. 13, 2022 Edition