He was a member of Grace Baptist Church of Murray and pastored churches in Arkansas, Texas, Indiana and Georgia, as well as Clark’s River Baptist in Symsonia from 1977 to 1998. He retired in 1999.
Rev. Blalock is survived by his wife, Sue D. Blalock; daughters, Suzan Bugg of Benton; Cindy Bridges of Mayfield and Sheila Howard of Benton; 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Leamon E. Blalock Sr. and Exa D. Bradley Blalock.
The funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8, at Clark’s River Baptist Church with Revs. Don Moore, Ronnie Stinson Sr., Sammy Cunningham and Bruce Watts officiating. Interment will follow in the Clark’s River Cemetery.
Visitation will be Sunday, Oct. 7, at Byrn Funeral Home in Mayfield after 5 p.m.