|Birth: ||Aug. 10, 1970|
|Death: ||Mar. 12, 1976|
Leslie Charles Blankenship 1953 - 2009 Leslie Charles Blankenship, was born on Feb. 13, 1953 in Bakersfield, CA, and went home to be with the Lord on May 21, 2009. He graduated Class of 1971 from Arvin High and worked for over 30 years at Gary / Caza Drilling. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Willie Mae Blankenship; grandparents, Les and Mary Priest, Charles and Ruth Blankenship; brother, Claudie Blankenship; stepfather, Woodrow Jackson; and father- in-law, Richard Williams. He is survived by his spouse, June Blankenship; son and daughter-in-law, Steven and Kami Blankenship; son, Scott Blankenship; three wonderful grandchildren, Kira, Eian and Hayden "Honey" Blankenship; mother-in-law, Bessie "Ma Ma" Williams; sister, Dorothy Blankenship; sisters and brothers-in-law, Carolyn and Gene Rayburn, Ann and Bill Nelms, Cathy and Dave Collins; sister-in-law, Cynthia Blankenship; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Jerry and Diane Williams, Kent and Kathy Williams, Ann and Tuck Colvin; brothers-in-law, Gary and Danny Williams; cousin, Rick Ellis; and many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and many dear friends. Les was a Great Man and a HERO to our family and will be missed. Services are Wednesday, May 27, 10 a.m., Lighthouse Tabernacle, 7617 Kearney Ave., Lamont, CA / Arvin Cemetery. Rev. Jim Glasco and Rev. Mark Ford officiating. Special Thanks to the staff at Davita Dialysis and Bakersfield Heart Hospital-ICU. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to "Suggs Memorial Renal Fund", 5143 Office Park Dr., Bakersfield, CA 93309.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on 5/27/2009 (bio by: Diana Satterfield)
Created by: Mary (Underwood) Wilk...
Record added: Jul 31, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5653703
I wanted to let you know you are on my heart today Ronnie Wayne,I think of you and Daddy,Mama and Dale all being together,and I miss you all so much,I pray Daddy is making you Hamburger's:)),Ronnie I love you,and someday I will hug you oh so tight:)),take...(Read more)|
Added: Mar. 21, 2003
Hi uncle Ronnie, we just wanted to say we hope you can be our guardian angel too. Mommy says you have done a great job!! We love you! Your baby nieces Madelyn and Megan Ross.|
Madelyn and Megan
Added: Jun. 8, 2002
THANK YOU FOR ALWAYS BEING MY GUARDIAN ANGEL. FOR SOME REASON I THOUGHT YOU WOULD WANT A BOY PICTURE SO I PICKED A RED TRUCK JUST LIKE THE ONE OUR DADDY HAD. I DONT KNOW WHAT YOUR LIFE WAS LIKE BUT I HOPE YOU HAD SOME TIME TO SPEND WITH DAD. EVEN THOUGH I...(Read more)|
LITTLE SIS DEANNA
Added: Jun. 8, 2002
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