Kenneth Warren Blankenship, 73, of Chase City, Virginia passed away Sunday, October 1, 2023. He was born September 27, 1950 and was the son of the late Rayvon Blankenship and the late Viola Blankenship.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Kenneth Scott Blankenship and his brother, Nelson Blankenship.
Kenneth is survived by his daughter, Julia Blankenship Bailey; step-children, Brandy King Hansberry (Michael) and Chad Earl King (Holly) and grandchildren, Colby Bailey (Olivia), Autumn Blankenship (Brittany), McKinley Walsh, Hank Walsh, Mary Ashley Tucker, Noah Forbes, Skyla King, and Dylan Scott Martin. He is also survived by his sisters, Susan Panther and Phyllis Hawks and numerous nieces and nephews.
Kenneth had the best sense of humor and loved telling jokes. He loved music, playing guitar and formerly played in a band. He enjoyed riding on the boat but above all else, he enjoyed spending time with his family.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m., Sunday, October 8, 2023 at the Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions in Kenneth’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116-7023 or at their website https://diabetes.org.
Online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.