Robert Floyd “Bobby” Blankenship, 70, of Bruceton, passed away Monday, July 26 at his home in Bruceton. Funeral services were held Thursday, July 29 at Bruceton First Baptist Church with Steve Whitworth and Josh Franks officiating. Burial followed in Prospect Cemetery. Bruceton Funeral Home was in charge of these arrangements.
Mr. Blankenship was born Nov. 10, 1950 in Bethpage, to the late Floyd Blankenship and Mary Louise Gann Blankenship Holladay. He was a member of Bruceton First Baptist Church and had a love for playing golf.
He was preceded in death by a son, Brett Blankenship; and a granddaughter, Madison Blankenship.
He is survived by his long time companion, Sarah Jean Scott; one son, Bart (Rachel) Blankenship of Bruceton; one sister, Betty Carolyn Springer of Fla.; four grandchildren, Hope Blankenship, Belle Blankenship, Bentley Blankenship, and June Blankenship; One niece and nephew, Kim Joondeph and Keith Springer.
Pallbearers who served were Ben Williams, Keith Springer, Keith Smothers, Brent Davis, Michael Atchinson. Jerald Hopper. Honorary pallbearers were Lynn Cole and Tony Davis.