Ross Wayne Blackwell, 69, of Canton, passed away on September 16, 2017 at the University Mississippi Medical Center. He was laid to rest with full military honors in the Mississippi State Veterans Cemetery in Newton, MS.  

Mr. Blackwell was a veteran of the Vietnam War and retired from the United States Air Force. He is survived by his wife Edna Blackwell.  Memorials in his name may be made to Vietnam Veterans of America, Brandon Chapter.