Rexford Lee Blalock, 88, of Roxboro, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 at his home. Born in Person County, he was the son of the late Roby Blalock and Viola Eakes Blalock. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his three children: Bonita Faye Blalock, Ricky Blalock and Lisa Renee’ Blalock; three brothers: William Henry Blalock, Roby Elbert Blalock and F.D. Blalock; three sisters: Gertrude Wilson, Coralee Matthews and Hilda Gray Williams.
Mr. Blalock was a member of Mt. Harmony Baptist Church. He served in the United States Army from 1950-1953 during the Koren War. Mr. Blalock retired from Eaton Corporation.
Surviving are his wife, who is blessed to have celebrated 65 wonderful years of marriage, Hazelene Obrien Blalock of the home; one sister, Vionette Tapp of Roxboro and a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at the Mt. Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Chambers officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service (1-2 p.m.).
Pallbearers will be Aaron Harper, Tayman Harper, Keith Harper, Brent Tapp, David Wilson, Steve Wilson and Danny Mise.
Flowers are acceptable or memorials may be made to Mt. Harmony Baptist Church, 1655 Mt. Harmony Church Road, Rougemont, NC 27572 or The Arc Person County, Inc., PO Box 1182, Roxboro, NC 27573.
Condolences may be sent to www.brooksandwhite.com.