Daxton Blankenship

May 27, 2015 ~ August 12, 2022 (age 7) 7 Years Old

Daxton Blankenship Obituary

The parents of Daxton Blankenship invite you to join them in a Celebration of his life. This will be at the Phelps High School Gymnasium beginning 0n Saturday August 20, 2022, at 6:00 P.M. Services celebrating  his life will be Sunday at 1:00 P.M. with Jody Hurley officiating.

Daxton passed from this life on August 12, 2022, at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Ky. He was preceded by great grandparents, Freddy and Glada Wolford, Lloyd and Betty Blankenship, and Ember Adkins.  Uncle, Kevin Adkins.

Daxton is survived by his parents, Johnny and Sheila Blankenship of Phelps, Ky., and siblings, Alison “Al-yee” and Kaiden Blankenship. Grandparents, Frank and Mae Blankenship (Mamaw & Paw) , Lisa Adkins (Nanny) and fiancé B.J. Shellnut. Special Aunts and Uncles, Dianne and Raymond Hurley, Nikki Parks “NeNe”, Jerry Dotson, and Josh and Nikki Blankenship. Special cousins, Haley Adkins, Aaron Adkins, Jacob Parks, Jasmine Parks, Jenna Parks, & Lexin Blankenship. Daxton was also survived by a host of family and friends who loved him and will miss him.

Dax enjoyed music and traveling, he loved to swim in the pool. Though his life was brief, his memory lives on in his friends and family. The special love of life he demonstrated will be his legacy that will continue in the many lives and hearts he touched.

In honor of Daxton’s favorite color, his parents request that all who can wear green in remembrance of him.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jones & West Funeral home at Phelps, Ky. Our guestbook may be signed at www.

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Funeral Service
August 20, 2022

6:00 PM
Phelps High School Gymnasium


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