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James Lowell Blankenship

May 27, 1939 — April 10, 2024

Monaville, WV

James Lowell Blankenship, 84 of Monaville, WV departed this life on Wednesday, April 10th, 2024 at St.Marys Hospital in Huntington, WV. He was born on May 27th, 1939, in Wharncliffe, WV to the late Ernest and Ellen Gibson Blankenship. He was preceded in death by two previous wives, Redith (York) Blankenship and Lois (Robinson) Blankenship; one son, James Ernest Blankenship; one bonus daughter, Jamie Donahoe Mullins; along with three brothers and one sister.

 

Those left to cherish his loving memory includes his wife, Carol Blankenship of thirty years; daughter, Melissa (Jerry Mitchell) Blankenship, Lois’ children, Charlie, Dale, Valerie, Jackie, and Carrol and their children; two bonus sons, Bo (Kayla) Donahoe of Charleston, SC, Kevin (Teresa) Donahoe of Monaville, WV; grandchildren, Buddy (Anita) Nickell of Logan, WV, Eric Donahoe of Huntington, WV, Kelli (Elmo Bell) Donahoe of Mill Creek, WV, Colten Donahoe of Monaville, WV; great grandchildren, Jaxton Bell, Amelia Nickell, and Jamison Bell.

 

Jim enjoyed his family, gardening, going to church, and loved to socialize. A beautiful and kind soul who lived a beautiful life and will be missed by so many. He was a heavy equipment operator for forty-five years. He loved to work and loved his job.

 

A visitation will be held from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Tuesday, April 16th, 2024, at Switzer Church of God in Switzer, WV.

 

A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 also at the church with Pastor Harold McMillen, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Memory Gardens in Chapmanville, WV. Pallbearers will include family and friends.

 

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Collins Funeral Home, Inc. of Switzer, WV.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

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Wednesday, April 17, 2024

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