On Sunday, Sept. 13, John Blalock, loving husband and father, passed away peacefully at his home at the age of 78.

He was born on Jan. 9, 1942, in Boiling Springs, South Carolina, to Raymond and Avalene Blalock.

He was married on Aug. 7, 1966, to Martha Jackson. Together they had three sons, Christopher, Jeff and Jason.

John enjoyed running his beagles, taking trips out west and helping his son and grandson on the farm. He was a great storyteller and could brighten anyone’s day with his presence.

John was preceded in death by his father Raymond, mother Avalene, uncle Earl and son Jason.

He was survived by his wife Martha, sons, Chris (Cathy) and Jeff, grandchildren, Jordon (Racheal) and Baylee.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11 a.m. today, Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Old Providence Presbyterian Cemetery.

Arrangements are by Harrison Funeral Home & Crematory.


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