Blankenship, Earnest DeWayne

Earnest DeWayne Blankenship, 48, of Pulaski, passed away Monday, December 30, 2019 at his home. He was preceded in death by his mother, Wanda Harmon Blankenship; grandmother, Sarah Jane Harmon; grandfather, Scott “Bud” Harmon; and uncle, Roger “Dale” Harmon.

Survivors include his daughter, Chelsea JoAnn Blankenship of Salem; sister and brother-in-law, Missy and Mark Elliott of Christiansburg; nephews, Cameron (Angelia) Arnold of Dublin Cory Arnold of Radford, and Pvt. Dustin Arnold of Washington; niece, Keirstin Arnold of N.C.; aunts, Drema (Zane) Bradley of Snowville, and Gwen Pauley of S.C.; great nieces and nephews, Kendra Arnold of Dublin and Chad Wade Arnold of Christiansburg, Eli Akers of N.C.; cousins, Cody (Gini) Bradley, and Rory Bradley of Radford, Wyatt Bradley and Rae Lynn Bradley of Christiansburg, Crystal Harmon of Dublin, Danielle (Jerrod) Miller of Christiansburg, and Rhonda Burton-French of Bland; and many more relatives and friends.

DeWayne was loved by many and will be missed but never forgotten.

Services will be private

The Blankenship family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com