November 3, 1991 - September 9, 2019
Jacob (Jake) Turner Blackwell, 27, of Humble, TX, passed away unexpectedly on September 9, 2019.
Jake was born in Houston, TX, on November 3, 1991. He graduated from Clear Lake High School in 2011 and worked numerous jobs until he found his career as a Houston Boatman. Being a Boatman was something Jake loved and took great pride in. He worked with his stepdad, uncles, and numerous cousins.
Jake was wonderfully unique and one of the kindest people you could ever meet. He never hesitated to offer a hand or give the shirt off his back if he thought you needed it. Jake is described by his family as funny, selfless, thoughtful, gentle, loving, patient, and kind. Those qualities showed in everything that Jake did. He loved family game nights, the outdoors, four wheelers, exotic cars and trucks, skateboards, but his favorite hobby was fishing. He loved being out on the water with his dad, stepdad and brothers. Jake was a born-again Christian who loved his church and loved Jesus. He also loved being an Uncle to his numerous nieces and nephews and they loved him dearly.
Jake is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Jerry and Jenny Lou Blackwell. He is survived by his mother Debbie and husband Tracy Barton, as well as his father Johnny Blackwell and fiancé Shannon. In addition to his parents he is survived by Brothers Cody Blackwell and wife Erica and children Alyssa and Jaxon, Josh Blackwell and wife Angie and children Logan and Laini, Casey Blackwell and wife Jordyn and children Easton and Amelia, and Tanner Blackwell. Grandparents Charles and Glenda McKinley, Phyllis Barton, and numerous Aunts, Uncles and Cousins as well as many extended family members and friends that Jake loved immensely.
Serving as Pall Bearers are Jake’s brothers Cody Blackwell, Josh Blackwell, Casey Blackwell, Tanner Blackwell, Cousins Travis Jordan, Ben Jordan, Steve Liollio and nephew Logan Ackerman. Serving as Honorary Pall Bearers are Dillon Bounds and cousins Glen Barton, Kade Barton, Kyle Barton and Jake Barton.
Flowers may be delivered to Darst Funeral Home (796 Russell Palmer Rd., Kingwood, TX 77339), however, in Lieu of flowers please consider a love offering to Bible Baptist Church where Jake attended.
Visitation and Memorial will be at 10:00 am and 11:00 am respectively
Bible Baptist Church
2105 Wilson Rd.
Humble, Texas 77396
Burial immediately following Memorial service at
13747 Eastex Freeway
Houston, Texas 77039
A visitation will be held on Saturday September 14, 2019 from 10:00am to 11:00am, with a funeral service to follow at 11:00am at Bible Baptist Church, 2105 Wilson Rd. Humble, TX 77396.
A graveside service will be held following the funeral service at Brookside Memorial Park in Houston, TX. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 1:00pm.
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