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“Tom's 6th Anniversary in Heaven!! Miss you dearly ”
1 of 6 | Posted by: Shirley Barkers - Laurelton, NY

“Sorry to hear the loss of Tom Blackmon; he will truly be missed. Most sincere sympathy to his closest family members, may the sun shine on you always...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Carolyn Brown - Beckley, WV

“Mr. Thomas Blackman was a gentle loving courageous man. In life we love him in death we do the same. He lived a life that can't be taken away nor...Read More »
3 of 6 | Posted by: Syreeta Latrell Cabbagestalk - SC

“SOMEONE WHO WILL BE MISS BY MANY. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH THE FAMILY. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: SANDRA&CYNTHIA WILLIAMS - SC

“Praying fot the family at this time.May God bless you and keep you in the days ahead. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Elizabeth Frazier - Hartsville, SC

“He was a very fine man. I enjoyed w orking with him for a number of years. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Donnie Auman - Hartsville, SC


Mr. Thomas "Tom" Blackmon was born January 25, 1941 a son of the late Chester and Millie Hough Blackmon. He attended the public schools of Darlington County, South Carolina and graduated from Butler High School. He was married to the late Janie Arthur Blackmon. "Tom," as he was affectionately known to many, was a dedicated and diligent worker. At the age of 17, he moved to New York City where he was gainfully employed at the Brooklyn Navy Yard and Domino's Sugar for many years. When he returned to South Carolina in 1974, he held various jobs. "Tom" later became employed as a carpenter with Talley Metals, where he worked for 23 years before retiring. Thomas attended Sandy Bluff United Methodist Church. He was a dependable friend who was always willing to assist others in need. He was loving, caring, and protective of his family. He truly enjoyed spending time with family at special celebrations. He would also just stop by to say "hello." "Tom" had great social skills; he was a people person. He loved to make others laugh. He was neat, and it showed in his attire, home, and yard, where he worked diligently. All those who knew him will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by both of his parents, his wife, three brothers, Chester Blackmon, Jr., Wes Blackmon, and Joe Blackmon; and four of his sisters, Betty Murray, Sarah Davis, Amy Horton, and Glenda Jamison. Surviving to cherish the memory and maintain the legacy of Mr. Thomas "Tom" Blackmon include his daughter, Candace Brown of VA; four sisters, Mozella B. Frazier, Barbara B. Coe, and Lula B. Frazier all of Hartsville, SC and Patricia Rogers of Virginia Beach, VA; sixteen nieces, Angela Etheridge, Norma J. Myers, Millie Price, Joyce Aiken, Brenda Cobb, Sharon Coe, Annette Coe, Janice Dixon, Wanda Hamilton, Valerie Frazier, Sheila Thompson, Linda Frazier, Debra Blackmon, Jacquelyn Hickman, Jeanine Edwards, and Sarah Jean O'Limb; eight nephews, Freddie Blackmon, Cliff Blackmon, Wilbert Blackmon, Donald Ray Blackmon, Joe Blackmon, Zebbie Coe, Cornell Murray, and Larry Horton; a brother-in-law, Johnnie (Arlene) Arthur of Norfolk, VA; two sisters-in-law, Sylvia Harris and Viola Shields both of Bishopville, SC; a devoted and special friend, Robin J Robinson of Hartsville, SC, and a host of other relatives and very dear friends.