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Gregory Blankenship

October 29, 1958 April 24, 2018
Gregory Blankenship
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Obituary for Gregory Blankenship

Gregory Blankenship, 59 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at is home. Born October 29, 1958 in Grundy, VA, he was the son of the late Acie Blankenship and Athelene Bandy Main.

Gregory was a retired coal miner, an avid Dale Earnhardt fan, enjoyed going to NASCAR races and fishing. He was of the Christian faith, a loving son, husband, father, grandfather and uncle.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-mother Dora Blankenship, and sister Phyllis Mullins.

Survivors include his loving wife of thirty-seven years Vicky Thomas Blankenship of Grundy, VA; son Steven Scott Young and wife Sealene of Stone Point, NC; sisters Cathy Blankenship West and husband Roger of Mt. Juliet, TN, Janice Blankenship Hearn and husband Craig of Laurel, DE, Shelia Czyz of Seaford, DE, Tammy Horn of Wolford, VA, Dawn Jackson of Mt. Juliet, TN; brothers Anthony Czyz of Elkton, MD, Ben Czyz of Glasseo, DE.

He is also survived by his grandchildren Ethan Scott Young, Dylan Gregory Young, special brother-in-law Earl Thomas of Wolford, VA, several nieces and nephews.

Grave side service for Gregory Blankenship will be held at the Mary Lou Cemetery in Paynesville, WV, Friday, April 27, 2018 at 12:00 noon with Pastor Pete Woods officiating. Burial will follow.

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

Cemetery Details


Mary Lou Cemetery Final Resting Place

Panther Ridge Road
Panther Ridge Road
Grundy, Virginia 24873

Panther Ridge Road Grundy 24873 Virginia
United States

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