2017-09-23 / Obituaries

Philip Ray Blalock Sr.


ROUGEMONT —  Philip Ray Blalock Sr., 82, died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017 at his home.
A native of Person County, he is youngest son of the late Ulys H. Blalock Sr. and Sallie Mangum Blalock. Philip was preceded in death by his son, Philip “Ray” Blalock Jr.; three brothers and three sisters.
Philip was the retired owner and operator of Blalock Hauling.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years; Loreane Olive Blalock; son, Joseph “Doug” Blalock; daughters, Linda Bridgewater and husband Darell, Teresa Elliott, and Terri Elliott; 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 24 at Red Mountain Baptist Church officiated by Pastor Dave Pryor. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Pallbearers will be spouses of granddaughters, Stacy Guthrie, Richard Hernandez, Matthew Strother, Agustin Lara, Jason Long, and nephew, Walter Jackson.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 23, at Clements Funeral Home in Durham and other times at the home.
The family is being assisted by Clements Funeral Service, Inc. in Durham.
Online condolences may be made at www.clementsfuneralservice.com.

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