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Michael "Mickey" W. Blackwell

September 6, 1943 — February 21, 2015


Mickey, age 71, formerly of Lockport, IL, passed away Saturday, February 21, 2015 at the VA Home in Manteno, IL.

He was born September 6, 1943 in Tuscola, IL. He graduated from Lockport High School and served four years in the Navy. After his service duty, he settled in the Lockport area, and worked in construction and the chemical/petroleum industry. He had a passion for cars, and loved working on them.

Mickey married the love of his life, Sue, who preceded him in death. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Olen and Mayola Shaw Blackwell and his brother Ron Blackwell, Sr., and two nieces, Rae Anne Radtke and Stacey Bailey. He is survived by his three sisters, Sharon Whitt of Brighton, IL; Pamela (Wayne) Walters of Plano, TX, and Diane (Jerry) Scott of Lexington, NC. He is also survived by his nephews, Ron (Becky) Blackwell, Jr. and Matthew and Andrew Walters, and niece, Rachel (Bill) Walters Murphy. He was a great-uncle to Bryant, Taylor, Noah, Afttan, Jordan, Sierra, Jodi Rae, Jessica, and Jerrica, and their children. Also, by his long-time friends, Mike, Rick, Ron and George.

A memorial service will be held at Goodale Memorial Chapel at 912 S. Hamilton Street, Lockport, IL 60441 on Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 11:00 am. Interment, Lockport City Cemetery, Lockport, IL. For information or 815-838-1533.

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

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Saturday, February 28, 2015

Lockport City Cemetery

, Lockport, IL

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