William H. Blackwell, 1950 – 2016

William H. Blackwell
William H. Blackwell

William H. Blackwell, 65, of Crozet died at a local hospital on July 5, 2016.  He was born in Frankfurt, Germany on July 8, 1950.  He is preceded in death by his father, Lt. Col. (ret.) Roy Vail Blackwell, and a son, Aaron Dale Blackwell.

He is survived by his mother, Ellen Brooks Blackwell of Williamsburg, Virginia, a son, Hunter P. Blackwell of Crozet, a sister, Carolyn B. Carson (Barrett) of Alpharetta, Georgia, and a brother, Roy Barrow Blackwell of Williamsburg, Virginia, and five nephews and nieces.

He served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam.  Bill loved his many years working for Medtronic at UVA Hospital, and was an avid fan of Cavalier football and basketball.

The family will have a memorial service at a later date.

Arrangements are being handled by the Anderson Funeral Service of Crozet.


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