Charles E. Blockson Jr., 96, of Norristown, husband of the late Annie B. (Parker) Blockson who dies in 1988, passed away on Monday at Golden Living Center, Phoenixville.
Born in Montgomery, CO., he was the son of the late Charles E. Sr. and Elizabeth (Cabell) Blockson.
Charles was a self-employed contractor for Blockson & Son Construction for 50 years, retiring in 1995.
He was a member of the Norristown Elks Lodge #714, Norristown F & AM, and Siloam Baptist Church in Norristown where he was a member of the Choir. Charles loved to ski, golf and hunt too.
He is survived by his son Charles L. Blockson of Gweynedd and James E. Blockson of Charlotte, NC; daughters Mary Ann Barber of Sanatoga, Betty Elizabeth Thompson of Pottstown, Caroline Caulker of Douglassville, and Gertrude Poage of Pottstown. Also surviving are a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Along with his wife and parents, he is predeceased by his sons Richard E. and Willie D. Blockson and his brother David Blockson.
A graveside service will be on Friday, 10:00AM at Morris Cemetery, 428 Nutt Road, Phoenixville.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Salvation Army, 701 N. Broad Street, Phila., PA 19123 or American Red Cross, PO Box 4002018, Des Moines, IA 50340-2018.