Rodney “Chop” Blackwell


Rodney “Chop” Blackwell, 60, of Goodsprings, died Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Walker Baptist Medical Center.

Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m. today, July 2, 2019, at Bell Sumiton Chapel, with cremation to follow. Mike King will be officiating.

Visitation will be held from 6 until 7 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Preceding him in death was his father, John Blackwell; his mother, Martie Wade; and his sister, Diane Ridings.

Survivors include his son, Nick Blackwell (Crystal) of Goodsprings; brothers, Johnny Blackwell (Kathy) of Fultondale, Ronnie Blackwell (Brenda) of Oakman, and Ricky Blackwell (Rhonda) of Oakman; sister, Susie Martin of Oakman; grandson, Easton Blackwell of Goodsprings; and step-grandsons, Joshua Parker and Austin Parker.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611