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Rex Randolph Blakely

December 9, 1935 — February 28, 2023


Rex Randolph Blakely          Age: 87

Of: Dickson, Tennessee       Died: February 28, 2023, at TriStar Horizon Medical Center in Dickson, Tennessee. Rex Blakely was a retired Owner of Blakely Remodeling. He officiated ballgames on both the High School and Jr. Varsity College levels. He loved watching television, especially football, baseball, and basketball. He loved sweets and he loved picking on people and asking them if they had any extra money. He also loved for someone to rub his face, head, and hair, drinking coffee, and smoking cigarettes. Most of all, he loved his family and everyone loved him. He loved going to the West Memphis Dog Track and “feeding the dogs!”

Celebration of Life Visitation: will be held 4:00 - 8:00 pm Friday, March 10 at Spann Funeral Home

The family’s wishes were for cremation.

Survived by:

   Mary Madelyn Sadler Blakely of Dickson, TN

   Michael Rex Blakely (Lisa) of Murfreesboro, TN
   Timothy Darrell Blakely (Vickie) of Dickson, TN
   Jonathan Glynn Blakely of Charlotte, TN

9 Grandchildren

16 Great Grandchildren

Preceded in death by:

2 Daughters: Dawn Michelle Earps and Jennifer Lynn Booth
Granddaughter: Elizabeth Blakely
Great Granddaughter: Layne Hall
Daughter-in-law: Mary Ann Sadler Blakely
Parents: Ralph M. and Lela Helen Madden Blakely
Brother killed in World War II: Ralph M. “Sonny” Blakely, Jr.

Arrangements by Spann Funeral Home (615) 446-1123

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life Visitation

Friday, March 10, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

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