Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

April 12, 2014

Anthony Dale Blankenship

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Born June 10, 1977, Princeton, he was the son of Brenda Sue Tibbs Farley of Princeton and the late Danny Lee Blankenship, Sr.

For many years, Anthony was self employed as a contractor. He was a member of Johnston Chapel Baptist Church on Halls Ridge Road near Princeton. Anthony enjoyed wood working, the outdoors, especially fishing and being around people of all ages.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Tristan Blankenship along with his grandfather, Watt Blankenship Jr.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by his two children; Jaydon Craft and Gabrielle Farley both of Princeton;. Three siblings, Danny Lee Blankenship Jr., Randall Wayne Blankenship and Stefanie O’Dell all of Princeton; Grandmother, Billie Blankenship of Princeton; Nieces and nephews, Staci, Jared, Devon, Lee & Tristan; and a host of friends

Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Saturday (today) April 12, 2014 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastors Dr. John King and Jim Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Athens Cemetery in Athens.

Friends may call today (Saturday) from 10:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home.

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Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

The Blankenship family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton