|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1940|
Los Angeles County
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2004|
Following is an obituary extract from the Daily Press (Newport News, VA), dated March 26, 2004:
Dennis W. Blanton, 63, passed away on Tuesday, March 23, 2004.
A native of California, he had been a Peninsula resident for 22 years. He retired as a Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force, after 24 years of service.
Survivors include his wife of 40 years, Katie Blanton; daughter, Lisa Blanton of California and many other loving family and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight at Peninsula Funeral Home. A funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 27, at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow in Hampton Veterans Memorial Garden.
AN ASIDE: I served with then TSgt Dennis Blanton in the mid 1970s. We were assigned to the unique Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB, MD, that transported the President and other Federal dignitaries worldwide. We were Security Guards flying with those aircraft and I flew several missions with Dennis.
Hampton Memorial Gardens
Created by: David Oxford
Record added: Feb 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104928439
Good memories of our time spent together. I always enjoyed our talks. Rest in Peace, My Friend.|
Added: Feb. 10, 2013