|Birth: ||Nov. 14, 1950|
|Death: ||Mar. 10, 2006|
Alan Earl Blanton, age 55, passed away on Friday, March 10, 2006 at his home at Punkin Center.
He was born November 14, 1950 in Sedro-Woolley, WA, the son of Robert and Joan Sutton Blanton.
Alan was a lifetime resident of Punkin Center, attending schools in Hamilton and Sedro-Woolley, graduating from Sedro-Woolley High School with the class of 1969.
He worked as a truck driver and heavy equipment operator for many years. He worked for Crown Pacific of Hamilton and F-1 Enterprises in Oak Harbor, retiring in 2005.
He was a life time member of the Hamilton First Baptist Church and the Sedro-Woolley Eagles.
Alan was a very talented musician who has played music for most of his life. He has played with many different people in so many places, which was always a source of pride for him.
He had many interests, which included fishing, golfing, cooking always the camp cook, horseback riding, gardening and just about any form of car racing.
He was married to Peggy Lowery Holt on June 20, 1997 in Mount Vernon.
He was a wonderful husband, father, papa and a great friend. His children and grandbabies were the apple of his eye. With such a huge extended family, Alan always enjoyed family gatherings and anytime there was a chance for someone to ‘pull up a stump' and just visit, he was in Heaven. Alan definitely enjoyed life to it's fullest. He was always looking for a chance to educate one of us kids, whether it be a gardening tip or a recipe.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy of the family home at Punkin Center. 2 daughters, Bobbi Jo Whitlow and her husband, David of Marblemount and Michelle Brisson and her husband, Jason of Lyman. A step-daughter, Chrissi Holt and her fiance Travis Dills of Sedro-Woolley and a stepson Travis Holt of Punkin Center; 3 grandaughters, Danielle and Bailey Jo Cornish and Paige Brisson; his parents, Robert and Joan Blanton of Punkin Center and a sister, Juanita Judd and her husband Mack of Punkin Center; extended family, Dusty, Jimmy and Christina Anderson.
He was preceeded in death by his grandparents, Albert and Rachel Blanton and Robert and Icie Sutton.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday March 15, 2006 at 11:00am at the Hamilton First Baptist Church with Pastor Ron Edwards officiating. Interment will follow at the Hamilton Cemetary. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 9am to 5pm and from 7pm to 8pm at Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Lemley Chapel, Sedro-Woolley.
Memorials are suggested to the Punkin Center Fire Department, and the family would like to thank them along with the Lyman Fire Department as well as Medic One for all their support and help in the past few years.
Share memories of Alan and sign the online guest register at www.lemleychapel.com
Most of all we would like everyone to remember "what the mind of man can conceive and believe, the mind of man can achieve with a positive mental attitude".
Robert Earl Blanton (1928 - 2009)
Created by: Troi Sutton
Record added: Apr 13, 2012
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