1983 – 2015
Casey James Blackwell of Tabor City died Sunday, Nov. 15 in an auto crash in Longs. He was 32.
Born Feb. 16, 1983 in Columbus County, he was the son of Melisa Strickland Blackwell and the late James Arnold “John” Blackwell.
He is survived by his wife, Kristina Ray Harrelson Blackwell of Tabor City; a daughter, Johnna Rayann Blackwell; a son, Rush Lane Blackwell; a brother, Dusty M. Blackwell of Tabor City; paternal grandmother Mary Ruth Blackwell of Tabor City; and maternal grandmother Frances Strickland of Tabor City.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, James Hubert Blackwell; and his maternal grandfather, Johnny Mack Strickland.
Visitation was planned from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 18 in Inman Ward Funeral Home, Tabor City.
Funeral services were planned for 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19 in the Inman Ward Funeral Home Chapel, Tabor City, burial following in Myrtle Green Cemetery, Tabor City.
A guest register is available here.