It is with great sadness that Hairston Funeral Home announces the death of DeMarcus JaQuan Blackwell, age 21 who passed on, Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Novant Health Rowan Regional Medical Center.
DeMarcus (affectionately known as "Flip") was born in Davidson County on, January 3, 2001 to Angela and Derrick Blackwell. He was a graduate of South Rowan High School, was employed as a cook at Wendy's, and previously assisted Hairston Funeral Home as a tent installer. He was a member of Third Creek A.M.E. Zion Church.
In addition to his parent's, he is survived by brothers, Bernard Adams (Iyana), Charlotte, NC., and Derrick Blackwell, Salisbury, NC; maternal grandmother, Naomi Maxwell Houston, Salisbury, NC; paternal grandparent's, Pamela Ramsey, Salisbury and George Blackwell; great grandmother; Mildred Jones Wilson, (William), Salisbury, and a host of other family and friends.
Memorial service for our beloved DeMarcus will be held on, Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. at Third Creek A M.E. Zion Church, Cleveland, N.C.
Hairston Funeral Home is serving the Blackwell family with sincere compassion and care. Online condolences may be sent to: hairstonfh.com.