Born 3-3-1937 -- Died 2-19-2007
Bob Blankenship, 69, of Alton, Mo., was born March 3, 1937, in Oregon County, Mo., and died Feb. 19, 2007, at his home.
Survivors include: a special friend, Ronna Conner of the home; two sons, Rob Blankenship and wife Donna, Craig Blankenship and wife Jeanny; two brothers, Joe Blankenship and wife Glenna, Jerry Blankenship and wife Tina, all of Alton; one sister-in-law, Darlene Blankenship; three grandchildren, Heather Johnson and husband Mike, Sandy Warren and fiancee Robb and Dustin Blankenship; seven great-grandchildren, Max, Kyla, Sam, Kaleb, Haylee, Austin and Taralyn; numerous nieces; nephews; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Delmar and Victoria Wheeler-Blankenship; his wife, Wilma Green-Blankenship; one sister, Bonnie Ralston; and one brother, Melvin Blankenship.
The funeral services were held Feb. 22 at the Clary Chapel in Alton with Bro. Bob Wiggs officiating. Interment followed in the Bailey Cemetery with arrangements by Clary Funeral Home.