Commissioner Larry Blackstock dies after serving 35 years

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LARRY BLACKSTOCK

Larry Faye Blackstock, 79, of Henderson passed away in his home in Enville Monday morning. The long-time commissioner has been serving on the Chester County Commission since he was elected in 1986. “He’s been through a lot of ordeals we’ve had in the county. He’s been a faithful commissioner. He’ll be missed,” said Chester County Mayor Barry Hutcherson. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 29, at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Dr. Drew Blackstock and Ricky Tedford officiating. Burial will follow at the Milledgeville Cemetery. The family received friends at Crook Avenue from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday.
He was born and raised near Hinkle in Hardin County, the son of the late Lorene Blackstock Johnson and was raised from an early age by his aunt Jean Blackstock. He graduated high school at Saltillo in 1960 and entered the Navy the same year.
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