Howard ‘Darrell’ Blackmon

August 5, 2013

Howard ‘Darrell’ Blackmon, 44, of 1322 Drake Road, Elberton, passed away suddenly on Saturday, August 3, 2013, at his residence.

Mr. Blackmon was born in Elbert County on August 11, 1968, to the late Howard Blackmon, Jr. and Lexie Ann Rudder Blackmon. He was a member of Bethel E Baptist Church and owner/operator of Blackmon Construction. Darrell was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, and go-kart racing.

Left to cherish his memories are his son and daughter-in-law, Levi and Jamie Blackmon of Elberton; grandson, Layton Cole Blackmon; siblings and their spouses, David and Tammy Blackmon of Elberton, Dino and Susan Blackmon of Elberton, and Denise and Casey Black of Conyers; nephews and nieces, D.J. Blackmon and his wife Jamie, Hunter Blackmon, Paige Blackmon, Mia Blackmon, Kamryn Black, Khloe Black, Gavin Black, Tyler McKellar and his wife Corbin, Hali McConnell and her husband Wesley, Bo McKellar, Skyler Elgin, Scott Bonds, Kayla Bonds, and Bradley Bonds; and great-nephew, Starrett Blackmon.

Funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Saturday, August 10, at 11:00a.m. in the Memorial Chapel of Berry Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memorial Park.

The family is at the residence of David and Tammy Blackmon, 1352 Drake Road, Elberton, and will receive friends at Berry Funeral Home from 6:00-8:00p.m. on Friday evening.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Darrell Blackmon Memorial Fund ℅ Pinnacle Bank, P.O. Box 430, Elberton, Georgia 30635.

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Berry Funeral Home & Crematory, Elberton, is respectfully in charge of arrangements for Howard Darrell Blackmon.