Joseph Eldon Blackwood, 56, of Poughkeepsie, Ark., died Aug. 25, 2008, at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1951, the son of Vanas Howard and Geniva Virginia Owens Blackwood on Island 35, near Reverie, Tenn.
Survivors include: his wife, Polly Blackwood of the home; two sons, Bubba Blackwood of Walnut Ridge, Ark., and Donny Blackwood of Glenwood, Ark.; five grandchildren, Dylan Blackwood of Walnut Ridge, Megan Blackwood of Glenwood, Hunter Blackwood of Glenwood, Logan Blackwood of Walnut Ridge, and McKenzie Blackwood of Glenwood; three brothers, Vanas Howard Blackwood Jr. of St. Louis, Mo., Henry Blackwood of Trumann, Ark., and Harold Blackwood of Tyronza, Ark.; one sister, Doris Todd of Wynne, Ark.; several nieces; nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by: his parents; and one brother, Raymond Blackwood.
Funeral services were held Aug. 27 at the Pleasant Ridge Community Church with Bro. Jim Pagan officiating. Arrangements were made under the direction of the Roller Couch-McGee Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Steve Dotson, Riley Todd, Harvey Gann, Jackie Pickett, Ira Gann and Tommy Pagan.
Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com.