George Gordon Blackwell



George Gordon Blackwell, 67, of Washington, DC, formerly of Warrenton, Virginia, passed on November 4, 2017, at George Washington University Hospital, Washington, DC. He was born on June 2, 1950.

George was a US Army Veteran who served honorably during the Vietnam War.

George is survived by six sisters: Lucille Woodson of Culpeper, VA, Mamie L. Smith of Midland, VA, Shirley Jeter of Warrenton, VA, Dora B. Campbell of Warrenton, VA, Bessie Davis of Strasburg, VA, Ethel Blackwell of Waynesboro, VA; one brother, Louis Blackwell of FL; an aunt, Ethel Cummings of Upper Marlboro, MD; many other nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday, November 20, 2017, 11 am to 12 pm with funeral services starting at 12 pm at Joynes Funeral Home, 29 N. Third St., Warrenton, Virginia, 20186. Dr. Decker H. Tapscott, Sr. will deliver the eulogy.

Interment will be in Culpeper National Cemetery, Culpeper, Virginia.