Doyle Blackwell

Westminster – Doyle Winfred Blackwell, 92, husband of the late Margaret Ida Burton Blackwell, passed away Sunday, January 10th, 2021, at Prisma Health Lila Doyle.


He was a native of Oconee County and was the son of the late Ed and Christine Davis Blackwell.  He retired after 48 years from Beacon Manufacturing, where he worked in the card room, was a member of Brasstown Baptist Church, and his greatest love was spending time with his grandkids.


He is survived by a son, Kenneth Blackwell and wife Catherine; two grandchildren, Shawn Blackwell (Callie), Richard Blackwell; three great-grandchildren, Brett, Claire and Braelyn Blackwell; and a special friend, Mozelle Smith.


In addition to his parents, and wife, Margaret Ida Burton Blackwell, Doyle is preceded in death by a son, David Wayne Blackwell; two brothers, Ben Blackwell, J.B. “Sonny” Blackwell; Sister, Mary Lou Carter.


A graveside service will be held at 2 pm, Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, at Brasstown Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Blackwell will lie in state 8 am – 12 pm, Wednesday, January 13th, 2021, at Sandifer Funeral Home. Due to the current covid pandemic the family request that everyone who attends wear a mask.


The family is their respective homes and flowers are accepted. A message of condolence may be written to the family by visiting