November 17, 1938 - February 27, 2010
Phillip Loye Blount, Sr. age 71 of the Providence Community passed away at home with his family by his side on February 27 , 2010 after a brave and lengthy battle with Multiple Myeloma. Memorial Services will be held Tuesday, March 2, 2010 at 2:00 PM at Providence Baptist Church in Greensboro, FL. Visitation will be held immediately following the service. Phillip was born November 17, 1938 in Tallahassee, FL the son of Vernon D. and Mabel C. Smith Blount of Greensboro FL. He graduated from Greensboro High School in 1956 and joined the National Guard serving from 1957 - 1962. He married Mary Louise Betts January 30, 1964. He retired in 2003 as a Sergeant with the State of Florida Department of Corrections after 25 years of service. He was also active in farming for most of his life having grown tobacco, various row crops and operated a poultry farm enterprise. He lived all his life in Gadsden County, was a member of the Providence Baptist Church and the Florida Farm Bureau. He is survived by his wife of 46 years Mary Louise Betts Blount of Providence Community; one daughter Rebekah L. Blount O'Bryan of Sawdust Community; three sons, Blaine S. Blount of Tallahassee, FL, William S. Blount and wife Robin of Blountstown, FL and Phillip L. Blount, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL; his father, Vernon D. Blount of Greensboro, FL; two brothers Charles D. Blount of Pompano Beach, FL and Vernon N. Blount of Greensboro, FL; six grandchildren: Jon Sol, Ethan, Zack, Dillon, Kylee and Seth and many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Roderick D. Blount. Flowers will be accepted and Memorial Donations may be made to The Gideons International 2796 Bristol Hwy., Quincy, FL 32351; Big Bend Hospice 1723 Mahan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308; or to the Church of your choice.
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