Larry Dean Blankenship, 57, of Matewan, WV, passed away on January 10, 2019 at Trinity Healthcare Services, Williamson, WV.
Larry was born April 1, 1961 in South Williamson, KY, a son of the late Ben & Elsie “New” Blankenship. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers: Ben Blankenship, Gary Dean Blankenship, and one sister: Kathy Karen Ball.
Larry was a former coal truck driver and loved hunting & fishing.
Those left to cherish his memory include his wife: Janet Sue Blankenship of Matewan, WV; one brother: Tommy Blankenship of Freeburn, KY; two sisters: Eula (Noah) Wright of NC, Phyllis (Bob) Sminkey of Summersville, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.
A Memorial Gathering will be held from 1:00 - 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, January 16, 2019 in the chapel of the Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, KY with Reverend Will Compton officiating at 2:00 P.M.
Interment will take place later in the Varney Cemetery of Lynn, WV.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, KY. The guestbook may be signed at www.joneswestfh.com.
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