Official Obituary of

Elijah Blackwell, Jr.

May 21, 1939 ~ February 18, 2024 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Elijah Blackwell, Jr. Obituary

Elijah Blackwell, 84, of Fort Mill, South Carolina, passed away on February 18, 2024. He was born on May 21, 1939, in Gaffney, SC.

Elijah enjoyed life to the fullest and up until his last moments, shared the good news of Jesus Christ.

He is survived by his daughters Annette Broome (Shane), Renee Lewis, Tammy Loudermelt (Randy), Maria Morris (Jonathan), sons Benjamin Watson (Sheena), Elijah Blackwell, and "JJ" King (Trish), sisters Lynn Melton and Shirley Lipe, brother Steve Blackwell, 16 grandchildren, 5 of whom lived with and helped care for him - Maggie, Kendall, Aiden, Jacob, and Isaac Morris, 4 great-grandchildren, and countless others who he loved dearly and knew him simply as "Pop."

Elijah was preceded in death by his wife Nettie Blackwell, grandchildren Holly King, Julia Broome, Nic King, and sister Francis Stafford.

A visitation will be held at Fort Mill Church of God on Tuesday, February 20, 2024, at 10 am, followed by a service at 11 am.


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February 20, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Fort Mill Church of God
221 Academy Street
Fort Mill, SC 29715

Funeral Service
February 20, 2024

11:00 AM
Fort Mill Church of God
221 Academy St.
Mill, SC 29715


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