Johnny Blankenship

Obituary of Johnny Blankenship

Johnny Blankenship Of Gilbert, WV Johnny Blankenship, 57, of Gilbert, went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, February 19, 2020, leaving from his residence, after a long illness. He was born on May 14, 1962, in Logan County, the son of James Ed and Ruby Jean (Simpson) Blankenship of Gilbert. Johnny was a coal lab technician formerly employed with Standard Laboratory at Gilbert. He enjoyed the outdoors, working in his garage on vehicles, and caring for his dog, Bella. Johnny was saved on February 2, 2020 at Christian Freewill Baptist Church and loved being a redeemed child of God. Devoted to his family, Johnny was a wonderful husband, son, father, and grandfather. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 27 years, Debbie Blankenship of Gilbert; daughter, Whitney (Madison) Brown of Huntington; step-son, Dustin Bobbitt of Christian; his precious granddaughter, Briella Brown of Huntington; his parents, Ed and Ruby Blankenship of Gilbert; four brothers, Jackie (Eva Gail) Blankenship, Jessie Blankenship, Kenny Blankenship and his companion Stella Hatfield, and Freddie (Sherri) Blankenship, all of Gilbert; sister, Sherry Hatfield; and many nieces and nephews along with a host of other relatives and friends. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 22, 2020, at the Christian Freewill Baptist Church at Christian. In honor of Johnny’s wishes his remains have been cremated. The family would like to thank Cabell-Huntington Hospital, Dignity Hospice, and Linda Taylor for their care and compassion. Online condolences may be sent to www.krantzmcneelyfuneralhome.com Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.
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Saturday
22
February

Memorial Service

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Christian Freewill Baptist Church
Rt. 10 Gillispie Drive
Christian, West Virginia, United States

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In honor of Johnny's wishes his remains have been cremated.
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