Blankenship, Harold Jackson

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Harold Jackson Blankenship, 78, of Elliston, passed away on Friday, November 26, 2021 at his home surrounded by his family. Harold was born on September 2, 1943 in Giles County to the late Marvin Lee and Louise Hare Blankenship. Along with his parents he is preceded in death by his brother, Kenneth Blankenship.

Harold was clock #1 for Yokohama Tire where he worked for 35 plus years and was also proud to be the 1985 Horseshoe Champion.

Harold is survived by his wife, Carlene Blankenship of the home, his children, James Blankenship and wife, Melissa, Andy Blankenship and wife, Gloria, Crystal Leech and husband, JR, grandchildren, Christopher Blankenship, Tyler Blankenship, Mark Blankenship, Taylor Blankenship, Caleb Blankenship, Logan Brown, Ryan Epperly, Nevaeh Epperly, Justin Craighead, Jeremy Craighead, Dillon Craighead, Denise Craighead, Lauren Craighead, Briana Craighead, Josh Leech, Joey Leech, great-grandchildren, Savanna Blankenship, Zachary Blankenship and Daniel Blankenship. Harold is also survived by his siblings, Larry Blankenship and wife, Carleena, Loretta Martin and Doris Lindsey, sister in laws, Alinda Parcell and husband, Jerry, Leah Patteson, Sandra Blankenship and several boys Mr. Blankenship taught how to hunt and fish.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Pastor Eddie Boothe, Pastor Melton, Michelle Wright, the Moores Chapel Church and Heartland Hospice.

A Funeral Service for Harold will be held on Monday, November 29, 2021 at 12:00 noon In the Kendall Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Eddie Boothe officiating. A burial will take place in the Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends on Monday, November 29, 2021 from 11:00 A.M. until time of services.

A guestbook is available by visiting Kendall Funeral Home in Pembroke will be serving the Blankenship family.