John A. Blocker, Sr.

EDGEFIELD, S.C. – Funeral services for Mr. John A. Blocker, Sr. will be held 11:00 am Friday, September 4, 2015, at the Bethlehem Baptist Church, Edgefield, SC, with the Rev. Willie Patten, Officiating and the Rev. Darrell Blocker, the Eulogist. Interment will be in the China Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.

Visitation will be 6-8 pm Thursday at the Amos & Sons Funeral Home Chapel, Johnston, SC.

He leaves to cherish his memory: his loving wife, Fannie B. Blocker; his mother, Annie Patten Dugar; eight sons, F. Darrell (Cynthia) Blocker, John A. (Audrey) Blocker Jr., both of North Augusta, SC, Barrick D. (Rosalind) Blocker, Evans, GA, Petric S. (Claritha) Blocker, North Augusta, SC, Alex (Sonja) Blocker, Rock Hill, SC, David (Kewandy) Gilliam, Nathaniel Sullivan, and Darrell (Pamela) Sullivan, all of North Augusta, SC; twenty-four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; sisters, Olla Mae Blocker, Fleming Blocker, both of Augusta, GA and Shirley Royster, Alexandria, Va.; two sisters-in-law, Dianne (Floyd) Morris, and Edna (Joseph) Simmons, both of Augusta, GA.