Marvin J. Blankenship

Marvin J. Blankenship

Birth
Vulcan, Mingo County, West Virginia, USA
Death 22 Mar 2019 (aged 72)
Sycamore, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA
Burial Sycamore, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 197781527 · View Source
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Marvin J. Blankenship, 72, of Sycamore, died at 9:37 p.m. Friday, March 22, 2019, at home.

He was born Sept. 6, 1946, in Vulcan, West Virginia, to Claude and Stella (Baker) Blankenship. He married Barbara (Goodman) Blankenship Dec. 21, 1966, and she survives.

Surviving also are three children, Tony Blankenship and companion, Mellisa Stansberry of rural Sycamore and Tisha (Jack) Holman of Tiffin; four grandchildren, Trevor Blankenship, Charlotte Holman, Gwendalyn Holman and Rayanne Holman; three brothers, Willie (Pat) Blankenship of Camp Creek, Kentucky, William (Gail) Blankenship of Argo, Kentucky, and Grover (Diane) Blankenship of Bucyrus; two sisters, Kathleen Bryant of Bucyrus and Phyllis (Joe) Sweeney of Bucyrus; a sister-in-law, Helen Blankenship of Argo, Kentucky; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby and Joe Blankenship; and a brother-in-law, Elmer Bryant.

Marvin was a retired laborer for the former Swan Hose, Bucyrus, for 44 years. He was a member of the T-Square Dance Club, Tiffin, member of VFW Post, Bucyrus, member of Carey Conservation Club, lifetime member of DVA (Disabled American Vets), member of NRA, and he also served his country as a proud veteran during the Vietnam Era in the 57th Aviation Assault Division.

For hobbies, Marvin liked to go camping, hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and motorcycle riding. He loved to read western novels and watch western movies on TV. He also loved to follow his grandchildren around to their sporting events.

The funeral for Marvin will begin at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at Walton-Moore Funeral Home, Sycamore, with the Rev. Steve Sturgeon officiating. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, where the Sycamore American Legion Post No. 250 will conduct a military graveside service


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  • Created by: Gathering Roots
  • Added: 23 Mar 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 197781527
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marvin J. Blankenship (6 Sep 1946–22 Mar 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 197781527, citing Pleasant View Cemetery, Sycamore, Wyandot County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Gathering Roots (contributor 47213048) Burial Details Unknown.