Obituary For Olin "Skip" Blackwell

August 30, 1952 - February 9, 2020

Olin Lynn "Skip" Blackwell, 67, of 310 S. Hundley Drive in Eden, passed away Sunday, February 9, 2020, at his home.

A funeral service will be held at 12 noon Wednesday February 12, 2020 at Osborne Baptist Church with burial to follow at Dan View Cemetery.  The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Skip was born August 30, 1952 in Martinsville, Va. to the late Charles Edward  Blackwell and Ruby Stewart Blackwell.  He was a graduate of Morehead High School Class of 70.  Skip also received an Associate Degree from RCC and a Bachelors Degree in Sacred Literature from Cincinnati Christian University in 1976 and was an ordained minister. Skip retired from the Eden Police Department with the rank of Lieutenant.     

He is survived by his wife, Virginia “Jennie” Chilton Blackwell, of the home; daughter, Tabatha B. Deel and husband Robbie; grandchildren Robbie Deel II and Laura Grace Deel; numerous aunts and uncles.

Memorial contributions may be offered to the Osborne Baptist Church Building Fund.

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