James Elton BlackmonJune 19, 1943 ~ January 9, 2018 (age 74)
Benson, NC: Mr. James Elton Blackmon, age 74, of 801 NC 242 South died Tuesday at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh. Funeral Service will be 2:00 PM Friday at Benson Pentecostal Free Will Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson. Officiating will be Revs. Glenn McCullen, Don Sauls and Kelvin Blackman.
Mr. Blackmon was born on June 19, 1943 in Johnston County to the late James Arder and Beulah Frances Wood Blackmon. He was also preceded in death by his son, Braston Scott Blackmon and brother, Donald Blackmon. Mr. Blackmon owned and operated Blackmon's Used Cars. He and his wife, Glenda, formerly owned and operated Glenda's Sweet Shop and Grill in Benson. Mr. Blackmon was also a member of the All American Car Club, Harnett Cruisers and Benson PFWB Church.
Survivors include wife of fifty-five years, Glenda J. Blackmon; children and spouse, James Marvin and Barb Krumm Blackmon of Myrtle Beach, SC, Nathan Brian Blackmon of Dunn and Jennifer Dawn Blackmon of Benson; grandchildren, Elizabeth Rose Scatteragia, Matthew Cale Cook and James Tristan Blackmon; great grandson, Logan Cooper Scatteragia; sisters and spouses, Anne and Charles Blackman of Benson and Judy Frances and Johnny Matthews of Angier; many nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends 6:00 PM - 8:00PM Thursday at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson and other times at the home.
Flowers are welcomed; however, memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.