Bob  Blackwood
Bob Blackwood of Lindsay, Oklahoma was born to Thomas Edward and Gracie Neina (Emler) Blackwood on September 18, 1933 in Arlington, Texas and passed from this life on October 21, 2019 at his home near Lindsay, Oklahoma at the age of 86 years.
Bob grew up and attended school in the Arlington and Dallas, Texas areas. He served his country in the U.S. Navy and had many careers over his life, including airplane mechanic at Red Bird Airport in Dallas, service manager for Dennison Manufacturing and retired as head of sales/service for Argo Instruments.
While living in Dallas, Bob was a member of Oak Cliff Assembly of God and sang bass in the choir. He also served as past worshipful master of Valley Lodge #6.
In his spare time, Bob enjoyed farming with his neighbors, working in the yard and golfing. He could build and fix anything and enjoyed restoring and collecting antique and vintage cars. He was a great storyteller and loved entertaining friends at The Cook Shack.
Mr. Blackwood is survived by his longtime companion, Kay Vaughan of Lindsay, Oklahoma; his daughter, Lisa Blackwood of Houston, Texas; and his brother and sister-in-law, Billy Ray Blackwood and Joy (Parker) Blackwood of Vandorf, Ontario, Canada.
Mr. Blackwood was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Pauline (Seely) Blackwood; and his parents, Thomas and Gracie Blackwood.
Memorial services are scheduled for noon Saturday, October 26, 2019 at the Wooster Funeral Home Chapel with family friend Stacia Lankford from Dallas, Texas officiating.
Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. You may send a message of condolence to the family at
Published on October 25, 2019


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Glenn Benthin
Oct 30, 2019
Bob was a very special guy. Never a dull moment spending time with him. He will be missed by me, and my family, and I am sure anyone else that ever had the privilege of knowing him. They don't make people like him anymore. The only one left I can think of, that could stand beside him as cool, would be Clint Eastwood.