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Visitation

Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Friday March 4th, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm

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Funeral Service

Benson Grove Baptist Church
Saturday March 5th, 2022
11:00am - 2:00pm

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William Gerald Blackmon

Four Oaks, NC: Mr. William Gerald Blackmon, age 81, of Hannah Creek Road, passed away on Wednesday, March 2, 2022 at Wake Medical Center in Raleigh surrounded by his loving family. Funeral Services will be 11:00AM, Saturday, March 5, 2022 at Benson Grove Baptist Church in Angier. Officiating will be Dr. Billy Cashwell. Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Benson.

Mr. Blackmon was born on July 8, 1940 in Johnston County, NC to the late Ashley and Lillie Allean Pollard Blackmon.  He retired from Chicopee in Benson and was a member of Benson Grove Baptist Church.

Surviving include his wife of 56 years, Jean R. Blackmon; children, Jennifer Dorman and husband, Woody of Benson, Chris Blackmon and wife, Kelly of Garner, Jayme Blackmon and wife, Justine of Benson, Kelly Blackmon and wife, Maria of Four Oaks; grandchildren, Alex Beard, Kelly Dorman, Ryan Dorman, Emily Blackmon, Kate Blackmon, Ellie Blackmon; sister, Janice Dorman of Meadow; brothers, Earl Blackmon and wife, Wanda of Kenly, Cecil Blackmon and wife, Shirley of Kenansville; several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 6:00PM-8:00PM, Friday, March 4, 2022 at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC and other times at the home.

Family appreciates your thoughts and prayers during this time.

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC. 


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Robie and Deb Clifton Mar 10 2022 3:42 PM

He was the Best American grandaddy ever!!!!he was always the funniest grandaddy ever I hade he always make me smile ,he was best teady bear ever !he always made my day !!!πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’–πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’“πŸ’—πŸ’—πŸ’—Latvian granddaughter Madara !

Madara Mar 6 2022 7:25 PM

Jean and family sorry for your loss our thoughts and prayers are with you all

Jean lee Mar 6 2022 7:25 PM

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Madara Mar 6 2022 7:17 PM

Jean, We were saddened to hear of Gerald's passing. You both were always special to us. We enjoyed the time when you participated in the New Members Class. We pray that God will grant you and all your loved ones Grace that only He can give. Love, Sam and Carolyn Barbour

Sam and Carolyn Barbour Mar 6 2022 3:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William Blackmon

Barbara and Rev.Tony Beasley Coats NC ❀ πŸ™πŸŒ· Mar 6 2022 1:21 PM

A candle was lit in memory of William Blackmon

Jimmy Turlington Mar 5 2022 7:10 PM

Prayers of comfort for the family and friends in the coming days and weeks.

Judy Glover McLamb Mar 5 2022 11:09 AM

Jean, I am very to hear of Gerald's passing, a fine person.

Jack and Cherry Littleton Mar 5 2022 7:27 AM

A candle was lit in memory of William Blackmon

Keith Johnson Mar 5 2022 12:51 AM

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