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Joseph Everett Blankenship
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1916
West Virginia, USA
Death: May 3, 1994
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA

Joseph was the son of Lonnie and Ocie Blankenship.

He married Madeline Marretta Skeens on 27 September 1945 in Ingleside, Mercer County, West Virginia.

From the Princeton Times in Princeton, West Virginia ... Thursday, May 12, 1994

Joseph E. (Joe) Blankenship, 78, of the Peggy Branch Road, Hardy, died May 3, 1994, at a Princeton Hospital.

Born at Montcalm, he was a son of the late Lonnie and Atha A. Blankenship.

He was educated in Mercer County, a veteran of World War II serving with the U. S. Army and was retired from the Norfolk & Western Railroad with the Department of Maintenance of Way Division.

He had been a life-long resident of Mercer County and was preceded in death by two sons, James Blankenship and Sanford Blankenship; one daughter, Linda Blankenship, and five sisters and one brother.

Survivors: wife, Madeline Skeens Blankenship; sons, Joseph A. Blankenship of Princeton, Ralph D. Blankenship and Jerry Blankenship, both of Clamar Manor, Maryland, Roger Blankenship of Mt. Rainer, Maryland, and Teddy Blankenship of Kellysville; daughters, Mrs. Janice Lambert, Mrs. Carol Farley, Mrs. Joyce White and Mrs. Judy Blankenship, all of Princeton, Mrs. Sandra Long of Ingleside, Mrs. Lynn Hutchinson of Lerona and Mrs. Barbara Hylton of Elgood; sister, Mrs. Bernice Kiser of Charleston; 42 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.
Family links: 
  Lonnie Brookman Blankenship (1897 - 1963)
  Ortha Clara Blankenship (1898 - 1960)
  Madeline Marretta Skeens Blankenship (1921 - 2000)*
  James Everett Blankenship (1941 - 1961)*
  Joseph Allen Blankenship (1942 - 2001)*
  Barbara Jean Blankenship Hylton (1958 - 2004)*
  Joseph Everett Blankenship (1916 - 1994)
  Hazel Blankenship Pierce (1919 - 1947)*
  Sanford Blankenship (1921 - 1922)*
  Freida Gertrude Blankenship Chittum (1924 - 1957)*
  Marie Avagale Blankenship Kiser (1924 - 1974)*
  Nellie Grace Blankenship Skeens (1926 - 1977)*
  Icie D. Shreve (1928 - 1987)*
  Bernice Dathlean Blankenship Kiser (1930 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Brown Cemetery
Mercer County
West Virginia, USA
Created by: WABASH
Record added: Sep 19, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76745009
Joseph Everett Blankenship
Added by: My2Angels
Joseph Everett Blankenship
Added by: My2Angels
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