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Thomas Edward Blackmon

May 1, 1951 — December 5, 2022

Thomas Edward Blackmon,71, departed this earthly life December 5, 2022 at his home.

Sneaky/Redman as he was affectionately called was born May 1, 1951 to the late Mr. John Niblock and the late Mrs. Margaret Blackmon Johnson .

Tommy received his education at R.A. Clement High School in Cleveland N.C . He retired from National Realtor in Upper Darby Pa.

During his retirement he enjoyed sports especially football and was a die hared Philadelphia Eagles fan. He loved playing cards ,western movies but most of all he had a great sense of humor and enjoyed life. His favorite line was " I do not let anyone still my joy."

I addition to his parents He is preceded in death by his stepfather Roland M.Johnson ;his three brothers Charles Bernard Johnson,Kenneth Johnson and Scottice Ray Blackmon; Grandson Keyshawn Glaspy-Norman ; Great Grand Daughter Jamaree Shaney Brown;.Bonus sister Maria Spaulding Dixon.; and Uncle William A.Niblock .

He leaves to cherish the fond memories of his life.His Daughter,Erica Glaspy ,Granddaughters Tanya Brown and Tanyeisha Glaspy all of Troutman,N.C.;Great GrandSon Amari Simpson and Great Granddaughter Disiya.;Brothers Lawrence Johnson of Philadelphia Pa.; bonus brother Frednice ( Freddie) Spaulding of Philadelphia Pa.; sisters Debbie Johnson and Joyce Johnson Mitchell both of Statesville,N.C;bonus Sister Patricia Diana Moriniere of Concord NC., three Aunts Vina Mae (Robert)Knox of Cleveland,N.C., Laura Spaulding of Philadelphia,Pa and Ola Mae Buttons Niblock,of Columbia S.C.;brother in law Dennis Mitchell Of Shelby N.C.;Special niece Jerri Holder and special nephews Justin and Marcus Johnson of Statesville,NC,Lawrence (Shahiedah)Stover;Special friends Friends Sammy and Sheila Cowan,James Jenkins aka Traveling Man, and Curley Kerns.A host of nieces,nephews,cousins,others relatives,neighbors and friends. Previous Events





Visitation





DEC 11. 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM (ET)



Nicholson Funeral Home

135 Front Street

Statesville, NC 28677

https://www.nicholsonfunerals.com



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Memorial Service





DEC 11. 1:00 PM (ET)



Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel

135 E. Front St.

Statesville, NC



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