Barry Blackwell of Seaford, died on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital.

He was born on June 23, 1943 in Cambridge Md., to Adele (Shenton) Blackwell and Jim Blackwell Sr.

Barry was very proud of attaining the rank of Eagle Scout in his youth, along with both of his brothers, Sandy, who preceded him in death, and Jimmy. He was a graduate of Seaford High School, the University of Baltimore and held a master’s degree from Salisbury State College (Salisbury University). He was a guidance counselor at Sussex Vo-Tech High School.

Barry was the father of Jennifer DuRie Blackwell and a loving uncle to Kim Mitchell, Dana Bowe, David Blackwell, and Suzanne Blackwell.

Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming following his final wish to have his body donated to science. His remains will be sent back to Seaford in six weeks to be interred with his parents.