James Brownlow Blackwell, III

March 1, 1946 - February 24, 2010
James Brownlow Blackwell, III

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James Brownlow ìJimmyî Blackwell, III, 63 of Dana, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, February 24, 2010 at Pardee Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was the son of the late J.B. Blackwell and Clara Freeman Blackwell. A graduate of East Henderson High School and Warren Wilson College, he taught the 8th grade at Hendersonville Middle School for 28 years, retiring in 2002.

He was a US Navy Seabee serving in the Vietnam War, and a member of Grace Lutheran Church. He was an avid reader and a fitness enthusiast.

Surviving is his wife of 40 years, Terry Barnette Blackwell; his son Jason G. Blackwell; his brother Joel Blackwell and wife Connie; and several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins.

A memorial service will be held at 4:00pm on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at Grace Lutheran Church. Rev. Ken Langsdorf will officiate. A reception will be held following the service at the church. Memorials may be made to Whole Body Fitness, 629 5th Avenue West, Hendersonville, NC 28739 or to Grace Lutheran Church, 1245 6th Ave. West, Hendersonville, NC 28739.


Sunday, February 28, 2010
12:00 AM

Grace Lutheran Church - Directions
1245 6th Avenue West
Hendersonville, NC

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  • February 28, 2010
    JoAnn and Jim Brittain says:
    Terry, I've missed seeing you around town. We are so sorry to hear about Jimmy. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • February 27, 2010
    Del and Daena Smith says:
    Dear Terry and Jason, We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love, Del and Daena

  • February 27, 2010
    Susan Lively Neal says:
    Dear Joel, I am so sorry to hear about Jimmy. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Susan Lively Neal

  • February 27, 2010
    Deanna Gibbs Maguire says:
    Mr. Blackwell was the best teacher! He will be missed by all who had the honor of being his student.

  • February 27, 2010
    Gina Poarch Kilpatrick says:
    Mrs. Blackwell, I am so sorry. Mr. Blackwell was one of my all time favorite teachers. What a great man ... so funny and so much fun to be around. He will be missed terribly by many. I will keep you and Jason in my thoughts and prayers. Gina