Glenn Blackmon passed away on Nov. 13, 2019.

He was predeceased by parents LuElla and Heavy Blackmon

and sister Dolores Gest.

Survivors are his wife Rosemary, daughters and sons-in-law Glenda and David Arceneaux and Kimberly and Elgin Rannefeld, grandsons Jared and Justin Arceneaux, great-grandsons Andrew and Alex Arceneaux and great-granddaughter Rowan Arceneaux.

He is also survived by his brother in law, Walter Gest and many nieces and nephews.

Glenn was born Dec. 31, 1931, in Rockdale, Texas, and moved to Milano, Texas, when he was four years old.

Mr. Blackmon graduated from Milano High School in 1948.

He entered the U.S. Army in April of 1950; worked in G2 and had a (SECRET) security clearance. He was transferred to Camp Cooke in California where he was a softball pitcher for quartermaster company and won base championship.

Mr. Blackmon was honorably

discharged in April of 1953.

He was employed by Alcoa in May of 1953 and was a softball pitcher on Alcoa’s first softball team in Texas.

He married Rosemary Hughey in 1957 in Cameron, Texas.

He moved to Houston in 1958 with a wife and beautiful young daughter.

Mr. Blackmon was employed as a manager by Pacific Finance Corp. in Pasadena until 1964.

He opened a repossession business, B&B Auto Adjusters, until 1967, then was self-employed until retirement in the wholesale automobile business as Milam County Motors.

At his request, his body will be cremated, services to be announced.

Rockdale Reporter

221 E. Cameron Ave
Rockdale, TX 76567