Arthur Anthony " Couchie" Blackwell<p>Danville, VA. - It is with profound sorrow we announce the death of Mr. Arthur Anthony " Couchie " Blackwell of 114 Motley Ave. Danville, VA., who passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 at his residence.</p> <p>He was a native of Caswell County, NC the son of the late Thomas Albert Blackwell and Beatrice Mitchell Blackwell, born October 3, 1949. He was a member of Bibleway Church in Danville, VA and was an employee of Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. before retirement.</p> <p>Arthur was a veteran of the United States Navy, having received a honorable discharge.</p> <p>He was preceded in death by three brothers, Daniel Carson Blackwell, Jerry Keith Blackwell, and Carl Irvin Blackwell.</p> <p>His survivors are one daughter, Nichole Marie Williamson of Leesburg, Georgia; one grandson, Artemus Ross Gwynn III; two sisters, Mary Francis of Clemmons, NC and Brenda Beebe (Scott) of Stafford, VA; one brother, Thomas Albert Blackwell of Ruffin, NC; one uncle, Roosevelt Blackwell of Norfolk, VA; one aunt, Zueleanor Sessoms of Virginia Beach, VA; nieces; nephews; other relatives and friends.</p> <p><strong>Due to the constraints of public gatherings during the COVID-19 outbreak a viewing will be Sunday, September 20, 2020 from 3 to 8 p.m. in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home with a limit of 10 people at a time. (Per CDC Guidelines: Facial Masks are required).</strong></p> <p><strong>Funeral Services for Arthur Anthony " Couchie" Blackwell will be Monday, September 21, 2020, 2:00 pm in the Juanita S. Fulton Memorial Chapel of Fulton-Walton Funeral Home .</strong></p> <p><strong>Interment will be in the Salisbury National Cemetery, 705 Hedrick Street, Salisbury, NC with military rites on Monday, September 28, 2020 at 9:00 am.</strong></p> <p><strong>In lieu of flowers the family wishes that donations may be made in Arthur's name to Disabled American Veterans (DAV).</strong></p>
October 3, 1949 - September 15, 202010/03/194909/15/2020
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