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Herschel Blackerby


Posted: November 4, 2010 4:41 p.m.
Updated: November 5, 2010 5:00 a.m.

Mr. Herschel Sherman Blackerby, 92, of Winnsboro, SC died Tuesday, November 2, 2010. Born in Herrick, Illinois, he was the son of the late Oswald and Minnie Smart

Blackerby. A memorial service and burial in Oakland Ca. will be held at a later date.

Mr. Blackerby served in the US Navy in Korea, WW II, and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He was a retired aerospace engineer for United Technologies Corporation.

He was a member of the Fleet Reserve, and enjoyed fishing and playing the guitar.

Surviving are his son, Herschel Sherman Blackerby, Jr. of Ridgeway, SC; granddaughter, Jennifer Chastain (Tapac) of Vacaville, Ca. and great grandson, Wil Chastain.

Mr Blackerby was predeceased by his wife Jean M. Blackerby and daughter in law, Carol Ann Blackerby.

Kornegay Funeral Home Lugoff-Elgin Chapel is in charge of arrangements

Online condolences may be sent to the Blackerby family at


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