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William Laurin Blalock, Jr
  • Wallace Presbyterian Church
    205 West Main Street
    Wallace, NC 28466

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“Mrs. Blalock, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. You were one of my favorite English teachers. Know that you are in my thoughts and...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Antron M. Hayes - Magnolia, NC

“June, we were sorry to hear of Sonny's passing. Over the years he was such a dear person and friend. We will miss him. ”
2 of 6 | Posted by: David & Roberta Teachey - NC

“Jim and I were sorry to here of Sonny's passing. Our prayers and thoughts go out to you and the Blalock family in this time of sorrow. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Nancy Clifton Buchanan and Jim Buchanan - NC

“I am so sorry to hear of Sonny's passing. He was a great friend to daddy. Our thoughts are with you all. ”
4 of 6 | Posted by: Ronda Lane Rivenbark - Rose Hill, NC

“So sorry for the loss of your dear loved one! May your memories and love keep him close to your hearts and know that you will be lifted in prayer...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Gail Scronce - Wallace, NC

“A very gentle man with a huge heart and a wonderful neighbor. ”
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Mr. William Laurin Blalock, Jr., age 86 of Wallace, NC, died on July 20, 2015 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, NC. Graveside services will be held on Friday, July 24, 2015 at 1:00 pm at Rockfish Memorial Cemetery in Wallace, NC conducted by Dr. Philip Gladden. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, July 24, 2015 at Wallace Presbyterian Church conducted by Dr. Philip Gladden. A reception will follow the services at Wallace Presbyterian Church in the Currie Hall.
William is survived by his wife of 50 years, June Potter Blalock of the home, his daughter, Emily Haskett Blalock Seger and husband Geoffrey of Cincinnati, OH, his son, William Laurin Blalock III and wife Alessandra of Castenaso, Italy, four grandchildren, Owen Johns Seger and Moira Haskett Seger of Cincinnati, OH, Philip William Blalock and Nicholas John Blalock of Castenaso, Italy, and his sister, Jessie Blalock Gray and husband Dean of Westfield, NJ.
William was born on February 11, 1929 in New Hanover County to the late William Laurin Blalock, Sr. and Mildred Ellen Haskett Blalock.
He was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Ellen Blalock Watts.
William was employed by Potter Oil Company for many years. He enjoyed spending time with his family and especially adored his grandchildren. He was an avid fisherman. He proudly served his country in the Air Force.
Honorary Pall Bearers will be members of the Men's Bible Class of Wallace Presbyterian Church.
In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made in William's memory to Wallace Presbyterian Church 205 West Main Street Wallace, NC 28466 for the prayer shawl ministry.
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A service of Padgett Funeral and Cremation Services, Wallace.