Theodore Blake “Dick” Blount Jr., 91, of Fayetteville, passed away on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at the N.C. State Veterans Nursing Home.
Dick was born Jan. 5, 1932, in Fayetteville to the late Elizabeth and Theodore Blake Blount Sr.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Calvin Blount, and sister, Virginia Bishop.
Dick was a retired photographer with The Fayetteville Observer. He was a faithful member of Victory United Methodist. He was an Army veteran.
He enjoyed his retirement home at White Lake and spent a lot of his retirement helping with his son’s business adventures at the lake.
Funeral services will be held at noon on Thursday, May 25, 2023, at Jernigan-Warren Chapel. Burial will follow at Lafayette Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 11 a.m. to noon.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 72 years, Wynona Harding Blount; sons, Ted Blount (Robyn) and Tim Blount (Tammy); grandchildren, Lauren Blount, Travis Blount (Elizabeth), Tyson Blount Jones (Max); great-grandchildren, Eleanor Frances Jones and Jackson Baker Blount; and several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory United Methodist Church, 404 Quality Road, Fayetteville, NC 28306.
Online condolences may be sent to www.jerniganwarren.com
Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St., Fayetteville, NC 28301