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William Dennis Blankenship

November 29, 1943 — October 4, 2023

Boones Mill

William Dennis Blankenship

 

William Dennis Blankenship age 79 of Boones Mill, VA passed away on Wednesday, October 4, 2023.  He was born on November 29, 1943 a son of the late William M. and Frances Cooper Blankenship.  He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Scarlett and brother, J. P. Blankenship. Mr. Blankenship worked at Cooper Wood for many years, where he operated a forklift. He enjoyed working outdoors where he farmed and raised a garden. He was also an avid NASCAR fan.

 

He is survived by his loving wife, Joanie Arrington Blankenship; children, Philip Blankenship (Terry), Ricky Dillon (Katie), Tammy Chitwood (Carter), Denise Lazenby (Josh), Andy Blankenship (Jenniffer); grandchildren, Autumn (Sal), Alex (Heather), Jared, Candace, Peyton, Aaron, Adam, Nathan, Kaylee, J.J., Anna, Annalynn, and Rylei Jo; great-grandchildren, Giuliana and Luca; sister, Betty Guilliams; brothers, Wayne Blankenship (Betty), and Bobby Blankenship.

 

Funeral Services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Sunday, October 8, 2023 at Conner-Bowman Funeral Home (RT 220) with Dr. Robert McGurty officiating.  Interment will follow in Blankenship Family Cemetery.  The family will receive

Friends on Saturday, October 7, 2023 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home. 

 

Arrangements by Conner-Bowman Funeral Home, 62 Virginia Market Place Drive, Rocky Mount, VA  24151. 

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