Obituary for Edward Blackwell
Edward (Eddie) C. Blackwell, 81; passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday evening, January 28, 2018. In his younger days Davie, Florida was this cowboy's stomping grounds. Our DADDY was a remarkable horseman, rodeo cowboy, Veteran of the Korean War, Welder, prosperous cattle rancher, retired Ironworker (Ironworkers Union, Local# 402) & a Master BBQ chef. Eddie was always known as a fair and honest man of his word and his gruffiness was always overshadowed by the love for his family. Those living to cherish his memory are his wife of 57 years, Ricki Linda Brown Blackwell; 3 daughters, Bonnie Lee Granato, Marcy Jo Blackwell Debrowski, Kelly Ann Blackwell Hyland; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; 2 sisters, Peggy Haywood, Betty Ann Blackwell Allison and 1 brother, Arthur Blackwell. The family will have a personal life celebration at a later date. All arrangements are entrusted to Seawinds Funeral Home and Crematory. 3833 SE 18th Terrace, Okeechobee, FL 34974 (863) 357-7283.
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