Male 1932 - 2016  (84 years)

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  • Name John Paul BLANTON 
    Born 1932  Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    _UID 35BDF1D8234B40B385B1F294F242F4CDCD03 
    Died 26 Aug 2016  Bristol, Sullivan Co. TN Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Holston View Cemetery, Weber City, Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 

      Kingsport, TN Times News, 27 Aug 2016

      Weber City John Paul Blanton, 83 of Weber City, went to be with the Lord on Friday, August 26, 2016 at Bristol Hospice House following a brief illness.

      He was in the Virginia National Guard, 276 Engineering Battalion headquartered in Gate City. He was past president of the Gate City Jaycees and held several positions on state level. He was owner and operator of Scott County Lumber and Hardware.

      He was preceded in death by his first wife, and mother of his son, Virginia Shepherd Blanton; his second wife, Ruth Tipton Blanton.

      John is survived by his son, Michael Blanton and wife Melissa; step-daughter, April Gillenwater; grandchildren, Michelle Blanton Graham and husband Jordan and John Thomas Blanton; great-grandchildren, Riley Graham and Hudson Graham; step-grandson, Bryson Gillenwater; brother, Harold Blanton and wife Betty Lou Blanton.

      The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City.

      A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home with Rev. Paul Blessing officiating. Burial will follow in Holston View Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Brent Meyers, Freddie Barnett, Ronnie Tipton, Harold Blanton, John Thomas Blanton and Bryson Gillenwater. Honorary pallbearers will be Burl Jennings, Howard Tipton, Paul Roark, Jordan Graham, Larry Thompson and Mike Grizzle.

      The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Bristol Hospice House for the care given to our father during his illness.

      The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions be made to the Wellmont Foundation (Bristol Hospice House), PO 1069, Kingsport, TN 37662-9968.

      Carter-Trent/Scott County Funeral Home, Weber City is serving the Blanton family.
    Person ID I2896  Master File
    Last Modified 27 Aug 2016 

    Family Virginia Mae SHEPHERD,   b. 5 May 1932, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1993, Weber City, Scott Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
     1. Michael Paul BLANTON
    Family ID F1996  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart