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Christopher Jay Blankenship
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Obituary for Christopher Jay Blankenship

Christopher Jay Blankenship, 38 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018 in the Bristol Regional Medical Center in Bristol, TN. Born May 19, 1980 in Grundy, VA, he was the son of Everett and Millie Blankenship.

Christopher was an avid Green Bay Packers fan and enjoyed classic cars and four wheeling. Loving son, husband, father, brother and uncle.

He is proceeded in death by his paternal grandparents, Ersel and Lou Blankenship, maternal grandparents, Jay and Cleatis Blankenship, mother-in-law, Donna Burton, brother-in-law, Eric Burton, and sister-in-law, Stevie Burton.

In addition to his parents, Everett Ellis Blankenship and Millie Blankenship of Paynesville, WV he is also survived by the love of his life of twenty-one years, Candice Leanne Burton Blankenship; two sons, Kobe Chase Blankenship and Steven Kole Blankenship both of the home and whom was the center of his world; one sister, Emily (Adam) McClanahan of Grundy, VA; and one brother, Everett Blankenship Jr, of Lexington, KY; father-in-law Steve Burton and his companion Sherry Vance of Raysal, WV and special nine nieces and nephews, eight aunts, 6 uncles and a host of cousins and friends.

Funeral service for Christopher Jay Blankenship will be held at Crossview Church of Christ in Paynesville, WV, Saturday, June 9, at 12:00 noon with Reverend Jack Wright, Pastor Eddie Wilson, Pastor Harvey Payne, Evangelist Charlie Johnson, Evangelist Hobert Kennedy and Pastor Phillis Rowe officiating. Burial will follow in the Blankenship Cemetery on Panther Ridge Rd, in Paynesville, WV.

Active pallbearers will be Family and Friends.

The family will receive friends at the Crossview Church of Christ, Friday, June 8th after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

The family would like to express a special thank you to TruPoint Board of Directors and all Employees for the kindness and generosity shown to them.

Online condolences may be sent to

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

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6:00 PM
Crossview Church Of Christ

Panther Ridge Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Funeral Service




12:00 PM
Crossview Church Of Christ

Panther Ridge Road
Paynesville, West Virginia 24873

Cemetery Details


Blankenship Cemetery State Line #1

Stateline Ridge #1
Paynesville, WV


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