Robert "Bob" Blackburn (LINCOLNTON, Ga.)

LINCOLNTON, Ga. - Mr. Robert H. "Bob" Blackburn, III, 66 of Lillian Sims Dr. died Wednesday, Oct. 27th at Trinity Hospital, Augusta. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Oct. 29th at 11 a.m. at Lincolnton United Methodist Church with Rev. Dave Hinson, and Rev. Ficklen Guin officiating. A visitation will immediately follow. Mr. Blackburn, son of the late Robert H. and Nell McCown Blackburn, was a native of New Mexico. In 1970, he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Commerce and Business Administration from University of Alabama. Afterwards, he came to Lincolnton to begin a career with the Lincoln County Board of Education that span over three decades. Following his retirement, Bob enjoyed playing guitar, riding his motorcycle with his wife, Alice, and spending time with his precious grandchildren. Survivors:Wife:Alice Blackburn; Daughter: Alyson B. Abercrombie, and husband, Alan of Atlanta; Brother: Preston Blackburn and wife, Jane of Lake Ridge, VA.; Grandchildren: Cole Abercrombie and Bryce Abercrombie. Please visit www.beggsfuner to sign the guestbook. Beggs Funeral Home, 200 May Avenue, Lincolnton, GA 30817. Phone: 706-359-4117