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Billy Dean Blakely, Sr., 63, beloved husband of Cynthia June Shuler Blakely, went home to be with the Lord, Sunday, April 19, 2020 at his residence. 
Mr. Blakely was born the son of Billy Blakely and Lois McKenzie Blakely on July 10, 1957 in Georgetown.  He enjoyed farming and was a “jack of all trades” in electrical, machinery, and construction.  He was a devoted husband, loving father, cherished grandfather, caring father, and loyal friend.
 Billy and Cynthia were married on 07/29/1977 and celebrated 42 years together.  Their home was blessed with: four children, Phillip Shuler, Cynthia Blakely, Billy Dean Blakely, Jr., and Crystal McConnell (David); eleven grandchildren, Johnathan Shuler, Brandon Shuler, Destiny Shuler (Dominick), Elizabeth Blakely, Tamara Soles, Daniel Soles, Dylan McConnell, Trentin McConnell, Karlee Blakely, Dalton Blakely, Damien Blakely; and seven great-grandchildren, Hayden “HJ” Rogers, Sophia Soles, Bently Drohaw, Zayli Shuler, Mya Shuler, Chance Soles, and Ayden Soles.  He is also survived by: a sister, Nita Burton (Brian); fours brothers, Raymond Blakely (Jan), Timmy Blakely, Danny Blakely (Darla), and Daniel Blakely; his uncle, Grover “Bob” Blakely; his aunt, Pasty Annie Blakely; a brother-in-law, CL Shuler (Donna); and three sister-in-laws, Wanda Hammond, Shirley McKenzie, and Gale Brown. 
 He was predeceased by:  his father; and a grandchild, Shawn Lee Blakely.
Celebration of Life Service will be 2PM, Friday, April 24, 2020 at the Georgetown Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home, 2156 North Fraser Street, Georgetown.   Officiating will be Rev. Ricky Lambert.
Per the family’s request, we ask those who plan to attend to arrive 30 minutes prior to the service. 
Mr. Blakely will lie-in-state at his residence until prior to the service.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored to serve the Blakely family. 


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