Russell Blankenship Obituary

Date of Birth:

Sunday, February 25th, 1951

Date of Death:

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012

Funeral Home:

Virginia Funeral Home
3222 Slate Creek Road


Russell Blankenship, Age 60, Hurley, Virginia passed away, Wednesday,

February 1, 2012 at his home.

Born February 25, 1951 in Buchanan County, he was the son of the late

Troy and Erma Cole Blankenship. He was formerly self employed with

B & B Paving Company.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 1 Brother, Troy

Arnold Blankenship, 3 sisters, Brenda Gail, Pearl and Shirl Blankenship and

1 Nephew Damon Blankenship.


His wife – Annie Blankenship of Hurley, Virginia


Russell Lee Blankenship and wife Crystal of Oakwood, Virginia


Trish Endicott and Fiancee Jeff Waynick of Vansant, Virginia

2 Granddaughters

Madison Elizabeth Blankenship and Adrianna Elise Blankenship


Linda Blankenship & Husband Otis of Hurricane Creek, Kentucky

Debbie Slone & Husband Paul of Hurley, Virginia

Donna Estep and Husband Barry of Roanoke, Virginia


Robert Allen Blankenship & Wife Christy of Big Rock, Virginia

Also surviving are several Nieces and Nephews

Stephanie, Teresa, Linda, Amanda, Bobby, Gary, Alex, Erin and Braden

Funeral services for Russell Blankenship will be held on Sunday, February 5, 2012

At 2 PM at the Virginia Funeral Home Chapel at Grundy, Virginia with Kenny Jackson, Michael Casey and Willie Coleman officiating with burial to follow in the

Blankenship Cemetery at Hurley, Virginia.

The family will receive friends Friday evening at 6 PM at the Virginia Funeral Home

A service will be held at 7 PM both Friday and Saturday evening.

Serving as Pallbearers will be Barry Estep, Family and Friends.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the former employees of B & B Paving Company

Virginia Funeral Home of Grundy is in charge of arrangements.

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