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Granville Edward Blankenship

Sunday, March 18th, 1934 - Friday, November 27th, 2020
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Mr. Granville Edward Blankenship, age 86, of Rowe, Virginia, passed away Friday (November 27, 2020) at Heritage Hall in Grundy, Virginia. Born March 18, 1934 in Skeggs, Virginia, he was a son of the late James Harrison and Bertha Street Blankenship. A lifelong resident of Rowe, Virginia, he was a member of the Robinson Fork Pentecostal Church and attended many area churches where he enjoyed singing. Granville was a retired coal miner and a member of the United Mine Workers Association, he loved spending time outdoors and hunting Ginseng.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dixie Leah “Billie” Blankenship; one brother, Herbert Blankenship; and one nephew, Jeff Blankenship.
Survivors include five children, Regina Deel and husband, Charlie of Grundy, Virginia, Ceretha McGlothlin of Rowe, Virginia, Kathy McGlothlin and husband, Randy of Rowe, Virginia, Gary Blankenship and wife, Karen of Mooresburg, Tennessee, Michael Blankenship and wife, Leigh of Grundy, Virginia; one honorary son, Arnold “Bounce” Campbell and wife, Martha of Row, Virginia; eleven grandchildren, Anthony McGlothlin, Aleshia McGlothlin, Crystal Wampler, Maranda Proffitt, Christine Majors, Anthony Parsons, Brandon Parsons, Alexsander Blankenship, Autumn Blankenship, Jon Michael Blankenship, Leah Blankenship; eleven great-grandchildren, Brandon, Trevor, Leah Faith, Lora Beth, Nathaniel, Tyler, Kayleigh, Cara, Aiden, Jaxxon, and Johnson; two great-great-grandchildren, Addison and Ivy; one niece, Teresa Parish and husband, Tim also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM Sunday (November 29, 2020) in the Honaker Funeral Home Chapel in Honaker, Virginia with Rev. Tim Lester, Rev. Troy Lester and Rev. Charlie Deel officiating. Interment will follow in the Street Cemetery at Rowe, Virginia.
Family and Friends will serve as pallbearers.
Honorary pallbearers will be Michael Justice, Joe Bill Proffitt, Rod Bailey, Harless Keen, Chester Elkins, Eugen Elkins, and Toy Horn.
The family will receive friends at the Honaker Funeral Home starting at 1:00 PM Sunday.
Due to COVID restrictions mandated by the governor, a mask is required. For those unable or uncomfortable attending, the service will be livestreamed on our Facebook page as well as our webpage.
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  • Visitation

    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
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  • Service

    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 | 2:00pm
    Sunday, November 29th, 2020 2:00pm
    Honaker Funeral Home
    4686 Redbud Highway
    HONAKER, VA 24260
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Rev. Tim Lester
    Rev. Troy Lester
    Rev. Charlie Deel
  • Interment

    Street Cemetery
    Street Cemetery Road
    ROWE, VA
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email


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