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Troy K. Blackwell, 76

Troy K. Blackwell, 76

Troy K. Blackwell, 76, of Zirconia, NC passed away Sunday, January 1, 2017 at his home. He was a native and lifelong resident of Henderson County and was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest “EC” and Mae McGaha Blackwell; a daughter, Lori Lynnette Blackwell and a sister, Bernice Pace. He served in the US Navy and had owned and operated Auto World and Blackwell’s Lawn Care. He is survived by his wife Lynne Martin Blackwell; a son, Lane Blackwell and his wife Mary of Zirconia; a grandson, Adam Lane Blackwell and his wife Stephanie of East Flat Rock; a granddaughter, Camryn Paige Blackwell of Zirconia; a great grandson, Brody; a brother, Boyce Blackwell and his wife Geneva of Hendersonville; sisters, Faye Fish of Granite Falls, NC, Marie Gosnell and her husband George of East Flat Rock and Sue Hensley and her husband Paul of Hendersonville and many nieces and nephews. No services are planned.

The family will receive friends and family Wednesday, January 4th from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM at his home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Blue Ridge Humane Society. Condolence cards may be sent to the family at or PO Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.