Otis Blackmon, 68, of Indianapolis, died Oct. 13, 2017, at his residence.
He was born July 18, 1949, in Grady, Alabama, to John and Maggie Blackmon. He was a graduate of Anderson High School and a United States Army veteran.
Otis is survived by sons, Brian Blackmon, Otis Blackmon Jr. and Evan Bentley; daughters, Michelle Blackmon-Brown and Lanisha Mix; sisters, Elaine Jones, Bernice Williams and Brenda Krieg; brothers, James Blackmon and Billy Blackmon; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
Otis was preceded in death by his mother, Maggie Blackmon; son, John Blackmon; sister, Mae Edith Lawler; brother, John Author Blackmon; grandmother, Tori Bell King; and nephew, Andre Blackmon.
Services will be held Friday at 1 p.m. at New Hope, 1503 Rev. J.T. Menifee St., Anderson.
Visitation 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at church.
Published on October 17, 2017