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Arthur Lee Blackwood

June 23, 1931 ~ March 17, 2017 (age 85)
Arthur Lee Blackwood, 85, of Mansfield passed away Friday, March 17, 2017.
Funeral Service:  1 p.m. Monday at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
Interment at Emerald Hills Memorial Park. Visitation 6-8 p.m. tonight at Emerald Hills Funeral Home.
Arthur was a loving husband, father,  grandfather, and great grandfather who always had a great sense of humor. He was hardworking and dedicated to his family. He served as the Postmaster of Mansfield, Texas for 14 years from 1974-1988. He was in the Army where he was awarded the Purple Heart in the Korean War. Arthur was also a Mason for 50 plus years. He was an avid fisherman, horseman, and hunter.
Preceded in death by his loving wife, Martha Blackwood; his parents, Cecil and Anna Mae Blackwood; brother Bobby Blackwood.
Survived by his sons, Gary Blackwood of Burleson, Rick Blackwood and wife, Linda of Alvarado; daughter, Marla Jackson and husband, Don of Keene; sister, Wanda Peterson-Duke; 6 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, including his oldest grandson, Lee who was his primary caregiver for the last years of his life.


 Service Information

Cemetery

Emerald Hills Memorial Park
500 Kennedale Sublett Rd
Kennedale, TX 76060

Visitation
Sunday
March 19, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Kennedale Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060

Funeral Service
Monday
March 20, 2017

1:00 PM to TBD
Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Kennedale Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060

Interment
Monday
March 20, 2017

2:00 PM to TBD
Emerald Hills Memorial Park
500 Kennedale Sublett Rd
Kennedale, TX 76060


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