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Albert Nathaniel Blackwell transitioned to be with the Lord during the early morning of September 19, 2022, at the Caroline Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Denton, Maryland. He was 89 years old.
Born on May 12, 1933, Albert grew up in Easton and graduated from Talbot County Schools in 1953. He joined the Army and served for 21 months in Greenland. Albert received an Honorable Discharge and was credited for two years of service. He then began working at Waverly Press (Cadmus) as a Proof Press. He retired from there in 1991, after being employed for 41 years.
For the majority of his adult life, Albert, 33rd degree, was a member of Easton Star Lodge #16, free and accepted Mason (Prince Hall Affiliated), where he served as Worshipful Master. He was very active throughout the lodge. He was a member of King David Consistory 284 where he served as the Commander in Chief for 2 years, member of Abu Lahab Temple #206 Shriners where he served as the illustrious Poente, and he was the Imperial Organizer, Desert of Maryland. Following his years with the Masonic Lodge, he occupied his time reading, studying the degrees of the Masons and running errands around town in his little blue Ford Focus. He would often be seen around town wearing his jacket and boat hat.
Albert was preceded in death by his grandparents, Doris Blackwell and Richard Blackwell, Sr; mother, Helen Wilson, father, Arthur Green, uncle, Norman Blackwell and Deacon Richard Blackwell, Jr; aunt, Bertha Blackwell, brother, Robert A. Blackwell, and cousins, William Blackwell and Elsie Hines.
Albert leaves to cherish his memory two brothers; Carol Wilson (wife, Brenda) and Terry Wilson both of Cordova, Md; Shirley L. Headen of Hartford, Connecticut, Betty Walker (husband, Clifton) of Upper Marlboro, Md, and a host of nieces, nephews, younger cousins and friends.