Charles Edward Blackwell

April 12, 1951November 14, 2012

Mr. Blackwell, age 61, of Charlotte, went to be with his Lord on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at Levine & Dickson Hospice House. His love and kindness will be greatly missed. Born April 12, 1951 in Guilford County, he was the son of Ernestine Carter Blackwell and the late George Thomas Blackwell. Mr. Blackwell was a 1969 graduate of Harding High School and attended ECPI University before enlisting in the United States Air Force. He was stationed in the Philippines as a Airman First Class Specialist of the SAC Canine Division. After serving in the Air Force, Mr. Blackwell studied finance under the G.I. Bill. He was a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans. He was a member of the Church of the Nazarene. Survivors include daughter, Nina Mignon Blackwell (Michael Lewis); mother, Ernestine Carter Blackwell; sister, Carolyn Blackwell Adams (Charles); niece, Angela Elain Blackwell; nephew, Jessie Glenn Hayes (Valerie); aunts, Emma Lou Carter Pegues and Virginia Alice Blackwell Bryant; two great nieces; two great nephews; and several cousins. In addition to his father, Mr. Blackwell was preceded in death by a brother, George William Blackwell, Sr. and nephew, George William Blackwell, Jr. The family will receive friends 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Friday and 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM Saturday at Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service. Graveside service will be held 1:00 PM Saturday at Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Road, with Reverend McCray Holmes and Reverend Tim Lichley, officiating. Memorials may be made to Levine & Dickson Hospice House, 11900 Vanstory Drive, Huntersville, NC 28078. Arrangements by Wilson Funeral & Cremation Service, 5301 Albemarle Road, Charlotte, NC 28212 (704-568-2106). Condolences may be offered at


  • Visitation Friday, November 16, 2012
  • Visitation Saturday, November 17, 2012
  • Graveside Saturday, November 17, 2012

Charles Edward Blackwell

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November 22, 2012

charlie you will be missed. diane ingram

November 18, 2012

Dear Aunt Ernestine I am so very sorry to have read that Charles passed. I know it has been so hard to have lost both sons in such a short time. I have always loved you and Uncle George so very much. May God's hand rest on your shoulder and keep you and Carolyn safe through this time of sorrow. My prayers are with all of you. Love Ella Joe Ball..Hildebran NC

Shirley Spence

November 17, 2012

Dear Ernestine, Carolyn and Nina,
You are in our thoughts and prayers at this time. We are here for you and we love you. Remember God is good and He will take care of you.
"I will never leave you nor forsake you." Hebrews 13:5 (NKJV)
With love and prayers,
Okey and Shirley Spence

November 17, 2012

We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Carolyn and Ernesteen, you are both in our thoughts and prayers.

Charlotte Retiree Chapter
Duke Energy Retirees

Polly Leviner

Beth Gordon

November 16, 2012

Charlie was a very special man. I met him about 15 years ago and I know I will never meet another man so kind and sincere. He will be missed by many. My thoughts and prayer's are with the Blackwell Family.

Elizabeth Graham

November 16, 2012

I am so sorry for your loss. Charlie was one of my best friends for the past 20 years. He will be missed.
Elizabeth Graham

Sam & Angie Sulls

November 16, 2012

Charles will be missed by all who knew him. What I remember most was his infectious smile. We are praying for you all during this difficult time. Thankfully, he is smiling in Heaven now.

Edye Caldwell

November 16, 2012

Dear Carolyn and Ernesteen, You are in my thoughts and prayers, so sorry for your lose I know he will be greatly missed, May God bless your family

Sincerely, Edye

Elisa Romaniello

November 16, 2012

My condolences to his family. You will be missed, Charley!

November 16, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Will keep the family in my prayers.