2017-11-30 / Obituaries

Bobby Blakey


BOBBY BLAKEY BOBBY BLAKEY Mr. Bobby Blakey, 84, entered into eternal rest on Monday, No­vember 20, 2017 at Select Specialty Hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Friday, November 24, at Beulah Baptist Church with Leon­ard R. Perry officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mr. Blakey was the son of the late Roy Lester Blakey, Sr. and the late Ida Adams Blakey. He was a mem­ber of Beulah Baptist Church and made his living farming the land. Mr. Blakey was a tomato grower and had people from near and far come to buy his tomatoes.

Survivors include fourteen nieces and nephews; and a host of great and great-great-nieces and nephews.

Mr. Blakey was preceded in death by two sisters, Edna Blakey Norman and Lois Blakey Flynt; three broth­ers, Roy Blakey, Jr., Charles Adams Blakey and Robert Lester Blakey.

Serving as pallbearers were Her­man Wheatley, Wade Johnson, Jes­sie Tucker, Joe Wright, Jeff Blakey and Jeremy Wallen. Serving as hon­Bobby orary pallbearers were Mike Irvin, Norris James and Billy James.

If so desired memorial contribu­tions may be made to Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, in care of Mrs. Vera Harper, 3198 Delhi Rd., Tignall, GA. 30668.

You may sign the family’s online guestbook at: www.reesfh.com.

Rees Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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