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Herman Wright Blalock Jr.

1938 ~ 2020 (age 81)

Obituary


DATELINE:  KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 Dub Blalock
Herman Wright Blalock Jr, known to those who loved him as Dub, 81, of Kings Mountain, NC, went home to be with his Heavenly Father on February 02, 2020 at his home. He was born in Cleveland County, NC, to the late Herman Wright Blalock Sr. and Virginia Wells Blalock and was preceded in death by his daughter, Dana Drennan. Dub was a member of First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain and a lifetime member of the VFW. He served his country honorably in the US Navy and was a retired contractor. Dub enjoyed playing golf, gardening and collecting hats. He was an avid supporter of Kings Mountain Athletics and loved watching his grandchildren play sports and perform in the band. Dub was a loving husband, father and grandfather who was affectionately known as Daddy Dub by all his grandchildren. He will be missed greatly by his family, friends and the community.
SURVIVORS: Wife of 60 years: Carolyn Wright Blalock, of the home
Son: Todd Lawson Blalock and wife Ruth, Kings Mountain
Daughters: Tricia Hall and husband Jimmy, Clover, SC and Tonya Owens and husband Chris, Kings Mountain
Sister: Lou Anne Ruppe, Belmont, NC
Brother: Jerry Blalock, Kings Mountain
Son in law: Chip Drennan, Clover, SC
Brother in law: Jerry Wright and wife Kay, Flat Rock, NC
Grandchildren: Ginnie Westmoreland (Chad), Cort Hall (Kristin), Will Hall (Donna), Brantley Blalock (Bekah), Connor Justice (James), Jordan Owens and Sydney Owens
4 Great Grandchildren
 
CELEBRATION OF LIFE SERVICE: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 at 2:00 PM at First Baptist Church, Kings Mountain with Reverend Dr. John Sloan officiating
VISITATION: Immediately following the service at First Baptist Church
  
MEMORIALS: In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in honor of Dub to
Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation at 205 Regency Executive Park, Suite 102, Charlotte NC 28217
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ARRANGEMENTS:  HARRIS FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATION SERVICES, KINGS MOUNTAIN, NORTH CAROLINA
 

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Services

Memorial Service
Wednesday
February 5, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church

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