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100 Branchview Drive NE
PO Box 344
Concord, NC 28025
Phone: 704-786-3168
Fax: 704-782-5766

Charles "Butch" Ray Blackwelder

Monday, November 11th, 1940 - Friday, January 24th, 2020
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Mr. Charles Ray “Butch” Blackwelder, 79, passed away on Friday, January 24, at Atrium Health Cabarrus.

A funeral service will be held at 6:00pm on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Wilkinson Funeral Home chapel, officiated by Pastor Ronnie Pinyan. The family will receive friends from 4-6 prior to the service at the funeral home.

Butch was born on November 11, 1940 in Cabarrus County to the late Raymond and Amy Coley Blackwelder. He is also preceded in death by his daughters, Carol Annette Hudson and Deanna Fleming Dover; sisters, Faye B. Hill, Claudette B. Crump and Lynn B. Honeycutt.

Butch was a core member of Lake Community Church in Salisbury. He was owner/operator of Blackwelder Metal Recycling with his son until his retirement in 2014. Butch enjoyed spending time on the water-fishing or on the boat at the lake and relaxing at Surfside beach. He was a huge fan of the Carolina Panthers and enjoyed traveling with his wife.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Ramona Ferrell Blackwelder; daughters, Lisa B. Watts and partner Brigid, Donna B. Long and husband Edward; son, Charlie Vernon Blackwelder and wife Susan; special sister-in-law, Judith Smith Rankin; 9 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and beloved dogs, Cami and Luke.

The family would like to give special thanks to the Cabarrus County EMT for their love and care of Butch.

Memorials made be made to Lake Community Church, 7800 Bringle Ferry Road, Salisbury, NC 28146.

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  • Visitation

    Monday, January 27th, 2020 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Monday, January 27th, 2020 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Wilkinson Funeral Home
    100 Branchview Dr. NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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  • Service

    Monday, January 27th, 2020 | 6:00pm
    Monday, January 27th, 2020 6:00pm
    Wilkinson Funeral Home
    100 Branchview Dr. NE
    CONCORD, NC 28025
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Pamela Pyatt

Posted at 10:56am
Monie, Keith and I are so saddened to hear the loss of Butch. He was a very special man to a lot of people.
He will be missed by a lot of people. May he RIP and fly high with his new angel wings.

The Thomas family and Jr

Posted at 10:18am
We will miss you Butch
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Pam Baucom

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Today as I sit and remember all the many things that Butch has done for my family. His friendship with my dad was such a special bond. Butch will be terribly missed by so many, as he was one that truly cared about ppl. Butch and his entire family has been paramount in a close relationship with my family. My mind goes back over the years when Butch was there in the hours when my dad needed a best friend. I just can’t say enough about this genuine friend and I Pray for his family making special mention to his very special wife. A definite loss to this world.

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