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James David "Red" Blaylock

March 29, 1957 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 63)

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Funeral services for James David “Red” Blaylock, 63, of Oak Ridge, LA were held at 10:00 AM, Sunday, January 17, 2021 at Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA with Bro. Scott Smith officiating. Interment followed in the Stevenson Cemetery, Rayville, LA.

Mr. James was born March 29, 1957 in Monroe, LA and passed away Thursday, January 14, 2021 at his residence in Oak Ridge, LA.

Mr. James was the owner of Country Body Shop for over 30 years. He was a member of the Bad Weather Bass Club and the Rowland Road Baptist Church. He loved his family and all the family gatherings. He enjoyed drag racing, disk golf, fishing and cooking out. Mr. James is preceded in death by his father, David Blaylock; mother, Imogene Blaylock; brothers, Willie Blaylock and Everett Blaylock.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, but they were together 43 years, Connie Lynn Blaylock; children, Christy Blaylock and Daryl of Calhoun, Ricky Blaylock and wife, Betty of Start, and Melissa Blaylock Lively and husband, Matt of Meridian, MS; grandchildren, Dakota Bryant, Cheyenne Bryant, Harleigh Blaylock, Lilly Lively, Katherine Hughes, and Jenny Cardin; great grandchildren, Hayden Hughes, Addie Hughes, Gabe Hughes, Killian Blaylock, Olivia Cardin, and Jolenne Cardin; sisters, Sandy Smith and Ester Blaylock; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.

Pallbearers were P.J. Day, Randy Stanley, Lance Gowan, Seth Fordham, Al Dyson, Mike Rankin, Matt Lively, and Dakota Bryant. 

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