U.S. Veteran Charles Albert “Pa Paw” Blaylock, 70, of White Hall, died Monday, July 10, at home. He was born Jan. 2, 1947 in Paron, to Hurley Jay Blaylock and Lucille Major Rowe.

He was a very proud veteran of the United States Navy, serving in Vietnam. He also owned and operated his own trucking company. He enjoyed working on anything mechanical and was known in his neighborhood for repairing anything from cars to lawnmowers.

He is preceded in death by his parents; sister, Brenda Dice; step-father, Bill Rowe; and step-daughter, Terri Recer.

A funeral service with military honors was held Friday, July 14, in the Chapel of Cranford Funeral Home in White Hall.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Harris Blaylock of White Hall; two sons, Allen Truhett of Hughesville, Md., and Gary Blaylock of White Hall; daughter, Tracy Reed of White Hall; step-mother, Lois Blaylock of Booneville; step-daughter, Robin Sinclair of Sheridan; step-son, Butch Recer of Alaska; three brothers, James Rowe of Pine Bluff, Tommy Blaylock of Sheridan and Dee Blaylock of Booneville; two sisters, Martha Blaylock Boyd of Mansfield and Teresa Blaylock Owens of Booneville; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to Jefferson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 2233, Pine Bluff, AR 71613.