Mr. James "Jim" Hines Blackmon, III
WARRENTON, Ga. - Mr. James "Jim" Hines
Blackmon, III, 56, of Warrenton, entered into rest
December 20, 2010, at McDuffie Regional Medical
Center. He was the beloved husband of Linda
Graveside services were held at 11 a.m., Thursday,
December 23, 2010, at Savannah Valley Memorial
Gardens with Dr. James M. Ramsey officiating.
Pallbearers were Ian King, Tim Burnham, Bubba Blackmon,
Caleb Clauson-Hughes, Land Rhodes and Ralph Starling. Honorary
pallbearers were members of the Men's Outreach Sunday School
Mr. Blackmon was a native of Wilkes County, and was the son
of the late James H. Blackmon, Jr. and the late Virginia Miller
Blackmon. He was a member of First United Methodist Church
in Washington, and attended First Baptist Church Thomson where
he was an active member of the Men's Outreach Sunday School
Class. Mr. Blackmon attended the Citadel in 1973 where he played
football, and later graduated from the University of Georgia with
a BS in Agriculture. He was a lineman with Spirit Aviation in
Thomson and Greensboro, and had worked with Terra International
in Waynesboro, for 15 years. Jim was an avid outdoorsman, loved
golf and was best known for his ability to make new friends.
Survivors include his wife, Mary Linda Hughes; son, James
"Jimmy" H. Blackmon, IV and wife, Heather of Brasselton, Ga.;
daughters, Sara Virginia Blackmon-Hughes and Grace Elizabeth
Blackmon- Hughes of Warrenton; sisters, Becky Stover and
husband, Jerry of Washington, Linda King and husband, Don
Wendt of Winston-Salem, NC; father-in-law, George Odis Hughes
of Thomson; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Don Clauson and
Sandi Hughes of Martinez; niece, Tamara Henderson; and nephews,
Caleb Clauson-Hughes, Layne Paulk, and Ian King.
Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church Men's Outreach,
c/o James Bridges, 1003 Old Wire Road, Thomson, GA 30824.
Beggs Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, December 30, 2010