Created July 17, 2018
- This eternal flame burns forever
- in remembrance of Thomas A. Blackwell
Thomas A. Blackwell
Thomas A. Blackwell, 79, of Stuttgart passed away Sunday, July 15, 2018, at
Chambers Nursing Home in Carlisle.
Mr. Blackwell was born July 20, 1938, in Stuttgart to B.W. and Maud Goetz
Blackwell. He was a Stuttgart High School graduate and mechanic and retired
from Joe Morgan as service manager. He was a member of St. John's
Besides is parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Tyler Blackwell;
and a sister, Jerri Brewer.
Survivors are his wife of 60 years, Shirley Maier Blackwell; two sons, Tim
(Beth) Blackwell of Cordova, Tenn., and Andy (Valerie) Blackwell of Almyra;
one brother, John T. (Martha) Blackwell of San Antonia, Texas; four
grandchildren, Tiphani Wood, Cody Blackwell, Natalie Blackwell and Kathleen
Blackwell; and four great-grandchildren.
He and Shirley were active members of the Good Sam Mallard Chapter for many years.
They held the position of Area 4 directors and Tommy was elected as
Good Sam State Director (2010-2013). For several years, Tommy coordinated the escorts for
the Torch Runners for the annual Arkansas Special Olympics Summer Games as well as
volunteering at the three-day event.
A memorial service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. John's Lutheran Church.
The family requests memorials be made to St. John's Lutheran Church or
Sign Tommy's Guest Book
Though He's gone, He is not forgotten.
Though absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.
by The Arkansas Good Sams
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