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Blakeley D. Mercer

December 2, 1944 ~ April 24, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Blakeley Durant Mercer, 76, of Moncks Corner, husband of Clarice McCutchen Mercer passed away Saturday April 24, 2021.

Blakeley was born December 2, 1944 in Kingstree, South Carolina a son of Thomas Durant Mercer and Jeanette Blakeley Mercer.

A devoted husband of 57 years, Blakeley was a loving father and grandfather. He had worked as a mechanic and service writer for over 30 years, having been employed by Charleston Lincoln Mercury as well as E.M. Jones Chevrolet in Summerville. Blakeley was a drag racing enthusiast and even built and drove his own drag racing cars. He will be sadly missed by his family and friends.

Surviving in addition to his wife are a daughter- Angelia Mercer Baker and her husband, Bob, of Hickory, NC; a son- Jeffrey Blakeley Mercer and his wife, Crystal, of Moncks Corner; grandchildren- Chelsea Fulton and her husband, Tayler; Blake Baker and his wife, Erica; Macyn Page Baker; Brandon Mercer and his wife, Marissa, of Moncks Corner; Travis Mercer and his wife, Desirae of Goose Creek; Blakeley would have been welcoming his first great grandchild next week- Lachlan Ryott Fulton; sister- Wanda M. Ray and her husband, Carl, of Andrews; two aunts- Joyce McCrea of Salters and Betty Jo Benton of Georgetown. In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by two sisters- Judith Mercer Cooper and Tommie Ann Mercer Tisdale.

His funeral service will be held at Russell Funeral Chapel, Tuesday April 27, 2021 at 2 o’clock. Interment will follow in Plantation Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the chapel from 1 o’clock until the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 2090 Executive Hall Rd., Suite 30, Charleston, SC 29407 or visit their website at act.alz.org/donate

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Russell Funeral Chapel
107 West Main Street
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Funeral Service
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

2:00 PM
Russell Funeral Chapel
107 West Main Street
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

Interment
Tuesday
April 27, 2021

2:45 PM
Plantation Memorial Gardens
2847 South Live Oak Drive
Moncks Corner, SC 29461

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