Name Residence: Howard F. Blackwood Jr. Greenville,SC Date of Death: 02/06/2007 Notice Blackwood Jr., Howard HOWARD BLACKWOOD, Jr. GREENVILLE, SC Howard Franklin Blackwood, Jr., 85, of Richmond Hills Subdivi sion, died Tuesday, February 06, 2007, at Oakmont East Nursing Center. Born in Winston-Salem, NC, he was the son of the late Howard Franklin Blackwood, Sr. and Ora Celeste Kiger Blackwood. Mr. Blackwood served in the Pacific Arena with the U.S. Army Signal Corps during World War II. He was a Citadel alumni and earned a Bachelors degree from NC State. He retired from NASA in 1981 and is a sustain ing member of NASA Alumni League. Surviving are his wife of sixty- four years, Jean Hylton Black wood; a daughter, Ann Celeste Blackwood; a son, Howard Franklin Blackwood, III and wife Carol Ann; a granddaughter, Rhonda Farrell and husband Bill; a grandson, Walter Black wood and wife Marla; five great grandchildren; and an adopted daughter Candy Clarke. Services will be held at a later date. Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Northwest, is in charge of arrangements.
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