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David Wayne Blankenship
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Birth: Jan. 27, 1972
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 31, 2012
West Virginia, USA

David Wayne Blankenship, 40 years of age of Jolo, WV, took his last ride Thursday, May 31, 2012 into Heaven from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Born January 27, 1972, in Welch, WV, he was the son of Swanson and Velda Mullins Blankenship of Jolo, WV. He was a 1991 graduate of Iaegar High School, enjoyed fishing, football, golf, watching sports and riding his motorcycle.

He was self-employed as a Belt Vulkenizing Specialist, of the Freewill Baptist Faith and everyone who knew him loved and will truly miss him. He was a loving father, son, brother and uncle.

He was preceded in death by his Paternal Grandparents, James and Rosella Blankenship, Maternal Grandparents, Harvey and Lula Blankenship Mullins.

Survivors in addition to his parents include, sons, David Wayne "D.J." Blankenship, II, Dillon Scott Blankenship, Dustin Hugh Blankenship, all of Paynesville, WV, Dawson Wayne Blankenship of Florida; sisters, Sherry Day of Jolo, WV, Deborah Day and husband Jason of Pilgrims Knob, VA, Jonda Vance and husband Jesse of Palatka, FL, Patsy Cordle and husband Anthony of Richlands, VA; brothers, Swanson Russell Blankenship of Oakwood, VA, Timothy Dean Blankenship of Orlando, FL.

He is also survived by four nieces, seven nephews and five great-nephews.

Funeral Services for David Wayne Blankenship will be conducted at Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Grundy, VA, Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Earl Cole officiating. Eulogy will be read by his brother Russ. Burial will follow in the Ambrose-Mullins Cemetery, Stateline Ridge, WV.

Family and Friends will serve as active Pallbearers.

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 2, 2012 after 6:00 p.m. with evening services at 7:00 at Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy, VA.

Online condolences may be viewed at

The family of David Wayne Blankenship have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home, Grundy, VA.

Ambrose-Mullins Cemetery
McDowell County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Carol Brown
Record added: Jun 02, 2012
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David Wayne Blankenship
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David Wayne Blankenship
Added by: Carol Brown
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 Added: Jun. 2, 2012

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