Jerry Clarence Blalock, 80, of Myrtle Beach passed away Tuesday, July 24, 2018 at NHC of Garden City. He was born August 06, 1937 in Montezuma, NC, son of the late Aaron Paul Blalock and Rhona Gragg Blalock.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by a brother, Charles Blalock and a sister, Pauline Sudderth.
Survivors include his son, Randall Blalock and his wife Janet of Myrtle Beach; daughter, Melanie Puckhaber and husband Lawrence of Mount Pleasant; sister, Margaret Sudderth and husband Felton of Newland, NC; two brothers, Bruce Blalock of Rome, GA and Lewie Blalock and wife Tonja of Linville, NC; four grandchildren, Megan Hucks, Cameron Puckhaber, Blake Puckhaber and Kimberly Newcomb and six great-grandchildren, Brighton Hucks, Jace Hucks, Maci Hucks, Jada Messer, Stephen Newcomb and Brady Newcomb.
Jerry was an avid golfer and fisherman. He worked as a PGA golf pro for forty nine years in Greenville, SC, Marion, SC, Darlington, SC, and Myrtle Beach, SC. He was a member of the Carolina Golf Association. He spent the last twenty five years at Racoon Run Golf Course. Jerry enjoyed attending the Master’s for forty four years.
He served in the United States Marines.
A celebration of Jerry's life will be held 3:00PM Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Burroughs Funeral Home, 3558 Old Kings Hwy, Murrells Inlet, SC 29576. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service time.
The family requests that memorial donations in Jerry’s name be made to Caris Hospice, 174 Waccamaw Medical Park Ct, Conway, SC 29526 or to CurePSP 1206 York Road, Suite L-4 Lutherville, MD 21093.
Condolences may be made at www.burroughsfh.com
Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services (843.651.1440) of Murrells Inlet is assisting the family with arrangements.
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Our hearts are saddened for you and your family in the loss of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. No doubt you all have many cherished memories tucked in a special place in your hearts that will bring back fun family times shared together. Prayers for peace and comfort.
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Dearest Family, I share in your sorrow of the loss of such a wonderful man. My heart goes out to you. My prayers will be with all of you in the days to come. May you feel God's love and comfort surrounding you. Love & Prayers, Mary Gragg Grindstaff
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