John "Johnny" Henning Blakely, Jr. ("Biddy"), 63, departed this life, Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at Grand Strand Medical Center.
Mr. Blakely was born the son of the late John Henning Blakely Sr. and Louise Howard Blakely on January 24, 1958 in Georgetown. He was the first born of four siblings, Sharon, Robin, Merlon, and Terence. He was a 1976 graduate of Andrews High School. Growing up, he attended and was part of the church families of the Andrews First Baptist Church and Trinity United Methodist Church. He was a First Degree Mason and a member of Harper Lodge #225. He enjoyed fishing, hunting especially duck hunting, riding his motorcycle, racing cars with Rocky Watford Racing and was an avid USC Gamecock fan. His smiles were contagious and brighten the paths of all whom he met. He was a devoted son, loving father, a cherished brother, and a loyal friend.
He is survived by: his mother; two children, Morgan Olivia Blakely and John "Jack" Henning Blakely III; four siblings, Sharon Coker (Ansel), Robin L. Blakely, Merlon Blakely (Nicky), and Terence Blakely (Rebecca); the mother of his children, Tracy Blakely-Griffith; and his fur baby, Taff.
He was predeceased by his father.
A Graveside Service will be 2PM, Saturday, September 25, 2021 in the Andrews Memorial Cemetery directed by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The Blakely family will receive family and friends 5-8PM, Friday evening, September 24, 2021 at the Saw Mill Pond Vineyard, 201 S. Olive Street, Andrews.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Blakely family.
Published by Georgetown Times on Sep. 27, 2021.