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Clyde W. 'Ram' Blanchett

April 21, 1938 — September 13, 2023

Abbeville, SC

Clyde W. 'Ram' Blanchett

 

Clyde W. ‘Ram’ Blanchett, 85, of Abbeville, husband of Annette Wright Blanchett, died Wednesday, September 13, 2023 at the Hospice House in Greenwood. He was born in Abbeville to the late Clyde D. and Eva Mae ‘Pansy’ Nixon Blanchett.

A 1956 graduate of Abbeville High School, Clyde also attended Clemson University where he received his egg grading certificate while raising chickens. For many years, he was employed with General Cable, along with owning and operating Rams Place in Abbeville. A member of Grace United Methodist Church, Clyde enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Franklin, Jimmie, and Richard Blanchett and Jim Beauford; a sister, Annette Rearden; a granddaughter, Dayton Sellers; and a son-in-law, Robert Mobley, Jr.

Clyde is survived by his wife of 62 years, Annette, of the home; three daughters, Belinda Sellers (Kevin) of Donalds, Dana Clinkscales (Jack) of Honea Path, and Dawn Mobley of Anderson; seven grandchildren; Brad, Joseph, Justin, Devin, Kortney, Dustin, and Jena; eight great-grandchildren; and nine nieces and nephews.  

The family will receive friends from 2:00PM to 3:30PM Saturday, September 16, 2023 at Harris Funeral Home. Funeral services will begin at 4:00PM on Saturday in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Claire Van Den Berg and Rev. James Boling officiating. Burial will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

The family is at the home.

Memorial contributions, in memory of Mr. Blanchett, may be sent to the Hospice and Palliative Care of the Piedmont, 408 W. Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.

A message of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.harrisfuneral.com

Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Blanchett family.

To send flowers to the family in memory of Clyde W. 'Ram' Blanchett, please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Saturday, September 16, 2023

2:00 - 3:30 pm (Eastern time)

Abbeville - Harris Funeral Home

302 N Main St, Abbeville, SC 29620

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Funeral Service

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Abbeville - Harris Funeral Home

302 N Main St, Abbeville, SC 29620

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Burial

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Forest Lawn Memory Gardens

2699 Hwy 72 West, Abbeville, SC 29620

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