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Richard Floyd Blankenship Jr.

August 31, 1942 February 10, 2021
Richard Floyd Blankenship Jr.
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Obituary for Richard Floyd Blankenship Jr.

RICHARD FLOYD BLANKENSHIP JR., 78 years of age of Paw Paw, KY, passed away Wednesday, February 10, 2021 at his home following an extended illness. Born in Beech Creek, WV, he was the son of the late Richard Floyd Blankenship Sr. and Edith (Edwards) McCoy. He was a longtime resident of Buchanan County and was of the Christian faith. He was a veteran of the United States Army and was a disabled coal miner. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and enjoyed fishing, collecting coins and knives.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Lou (Dotson) Blankenship; 2-Brothers: Jack Blankenship and Wylie Blankenship.

Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Richard Floyd (Jerica) Blankenship III of Wellington, KY, Cathy (Chris) Dotson of Paw Paw, KY, Terri (Eddie) Hurley of Paw Paw, KY; Grandchildren: Dakota Blankenship, Zachary Blankenship, Sarah Blankenship, Ryan Dotson, Cameran Lester, Emma Hurley and Eddie Hurley Jr.; Great-Grandchildren: Axel Dotson, Addison Dotson and Avery Dotson.

Also, survived by several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call at the Two Hands for Christ Church Sunday and Monday evenings at 6:00 P.M. with services at 7:00 P.M.

Funeral Services for RICHARD FLOYD BLANKENSHIP JR. will be conducted Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at the Two Hands for Christ Church with Tommy Conn officiating with burial to follow in Dotson Cemetery on Colley Cork, Paw Paw, KY.

Active Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be staff of Legacy Hospice.

Grundy Funeral Home of Grundy, VA is honored to serve the family of RICHARD FLOYD BLANKENSHIP JR.

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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

14

Feb

6:00 PM 2/14/2021 6:00:00 PM
Two Hands for Christ Community Church

2393 Rockhouse Rd.
Paw Paw , KY 41553

Two Hands for Christ Community Church
2393 Rockhouse Rd. Paw Paw 41553 KY
United States

Service

Sunday

14

Feb

7:00 PM 2/14/2021 7:00:00 PM
Two Hands for Christ Community Church

2393 Rockhouse Rd.
Paw Paw , KY 41553

Two Hands for Christ Community Church
2393 Rockhouse Rd. Paw Paw 41553 KY
United States

Visitation

Monday

15

Feb

6:00 PM 2/15/2021 6:00:00 PM
Two Hands for Christ Community Church

2393 Rockhouse Rd.
Paw Paw , KY 41553

Two Hands for Christ Community Church
2393 Rockhouse Rd. Paw Paw 41553 KY
United States

Service

Monday

15

Feb

7:00 PM 2/15/2021 7:00:00 PM
Two Hands for Christ Community Church

2393 Rockhouse Rd.
Paw Paw , KY 41553

Two Hands for Christ Community Church
2393 Rockhouse Rd. Paw Paw 41553 KY
United States

Funeral

Tuesday

16

Feb

1:00 PM 2/16/2021 1:00:00 PM
Two Hands for Christ Community Church

2393 Rockhouse Rd.
Paw Paw , KY 41553

Two Hands for Christ Community Church
2393 Rockhouse Rd. Paw Paw 41553 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Dotson Cemetery on Colley Fork Final Resting Place

Colley Fork Rd.
Hurley, VA 24620

Colley Fork Rd. Hurley 24620 VA
United States
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