Tommy Lee Blackwell, 76, native of Greer, South Carolina, husband of Sandra Hawkins Blackwell, passed away on January 12, 2022, at home, surrounded by his family.

Tommy was born in Greer, the son of the late Eldridge (El) Blackwell and Edna Wood Blackwell. He attended Greer High School, was retired professional horse trainer and a member of Apalache Baptist Church.

Surviving are a daughter, Ondra Blackwell Hall (Todd) of the home; two grandsons, Jordan Hall (Bridgette) of Greer and Jonathan Hall of Liberty; one great-grandson Luke Hall, of the home; a sister, Dottie Blackwell Spencer (Steve); brother-in-law, Bobby Waddell; sister-in-law, Teresa Hawkins Dye; and sister-in-law Freda Hawkins Barton (Bobby).

He was predeceased by his father and mother-in-law Fred and Cathryn Satterfield Hawkins; brother-in-law Tony Hawkins; and sister-in-law Carolyn Hawkins Waddell.

Arrangements for Tommy Blackwell have changed, due to inclement weather.

Visitation will be from 12:30 pm until 1:45 pm Tuesday, January 18, 2022, at The Wood Mortuary, prior to the funeral service at 2:00 pm. The service can be viewed via webcast on the funeral home website:

Memorials may be made to the Greer Christian Learning Center, in memory of Tommy Blackwell, PO Box 2013, Greer, SC 29651.

The family would like to extend their sincere appreciation for the care, support and love to Interim Hospice care Ginger, Micaela, LaSurma, Julie, Michelle, Christa, and Tena. Also, to Dr. Karen Hunter and staff, Dr. Paige Gault and staff, Dr. Joseph Mobley, Stacey, and Miss Rose Maybin for the many years of excellent care and most of all your friendship.

The family will be at the home of Dottie Spencer.