Lucien Isaac Blankenship, 93 years of age, of Eubank, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009 at the Rockcastle Health & Rehabilitation Center.
Lucien was born in Eubank, Kentucky on July 7th, 1915, son of the late Charlie and Martha Frances Denney Blankenship. He was a farmer and school bus driver for the Pulaski County School System. He was a member of Hazeldale Church of Christ.
Lucien was survived by one son, Lowell Kenton Blankenship of Somerset, Kentucky; two daughters, Betty Lou Reynolds of Eubank, Kentucky and Shelby Jean Thompson of Crab Orchard, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Johnny Blankenship, Debra Thompson, Randy Reynolds, and Jerry Thompson; seven great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends who mourn his passing.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Clyde Beatrice Brown Blankenship, who departed this life on December 1st, 1998; his parents, Charlie and Martha Frances Blankenship; one son, Frankie Lee Blankenship; four brothers; and one great-great-grandchild.
Visitations were held after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 6th, 2009 at the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home in Science Hill, Kentucky.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 6th, 2009 in the Chapel of the Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Randy Reynolds officiating.
Burial followed in the Woodstock Cemetery in Somerset, Kentucky.
THIS IS A TRIBUTE IN MEMORY OF LUCIEN,
I'd like the memory of me to be a happy one. I'd like to leave an after glow of smiles when life is done. I'd like to leave an echo whispering softly down the ways, Of happy times and laughing times and bright and sunny days. I'd like the tears of those who grieve, to dry before the sun of happy memories that I leave when my life is done.
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