Football

William "Fudgie" Barry Blackmon

October 18, 1942 ~ July 15, 2021 (age 78)

Obituary

William “Fudgie” Barry Blackmon, age 78 died Thursday, July 15, 2021. Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday, July 18th in the chapel at Belk Funeral Home with burial following at Darlington Memory Gardens. The family will receive friends Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born on October 18, 1942, Fudgie was the son of the late Son Blackmon and Mary Alice Kelley Blackmon. He was an outstanding football player for St. John’s High School Blue Devils, where he played in the Shrine Bowl. He worked at Sonoco Products Company, retiring after 32 years. Fudgie would be seen at Darlington City Hall on Election Day, eager to help voters at the polls and placing their “I Voted” sticker on them. He was a member of Piney Planes Free Will Baptist Church.

Surviving are his sons, Sidney (Sonya) Blackmon and John “Rusty” (Shannon Delgado) Blackmon, all of Darlington; his girlfriend of over 30 years, Ilene Robbins of Hartsville; granddaughter, Nacole (Carlston) Blackmon; and his brother, Harry (Jean) Blackmon.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
July 17, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC

Funeral Service
Sunday
July 18, 2021

3:00 PM
Belk Funeral Home - Darlington
229 West Broad Street
Darlington, SC

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