Gardner Funeral Home

Kenneth Williams Blackwell
October 14th, 1943 - December 2nd, 2021

Kenneth Williams Blackwell, 78, of Floyd, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday December 2, 2021. For many years Kenneth worked at Timber Truss until he was able to retire and work hard to keep his family farm going while also finding great joy in his family. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Hazel Hylton Blackwell, parents, Sherman Blackwell & Eula B. Martin; and brother, Rev. Robert Blackwell. He is survived by wife, Kathy Blackwell; two sons, Charles (Janice) Blackwell, Matthew (Kelly) Blackwell; stepchildren, Lori (Dan) Schantz, Logan (Ciera) Boyd; grandchildren, Sage Blackwell, C.J. Flinchum, Dusten Flinchum, Mack, Krey Blackwell, Caleigh, Zachary, Caroline, Josiah Schantz, Anna, Henry Boyd; sisters, Jane Shank, Ileda Shelor, Louise (Thomas) Hall, Mary (W.B.) Nolen, sister-in-law, Pat Blackwell; stepbrother, Fred Quesenberry; along with several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be Sunday December 5, 2021 at Red Oak Grove Church at 3PM with Pastor Richard Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Red Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1PM-3PM prior to service time. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Red Oak Grove Cemetery.