John B. Blankenship Jr., 39 of Orient, OH passed away at home as a result of an asthma attack on Thurs. July 16, 2020. John was born on February 18, 1981 in Circleville, OH and had fought asthma his entire life. John was a graduate of Teays Valley Class of 1999 and worked as a carpenter. He loved to hunt, fish and look for mushrooms.
John is preceded in death by grandparents Larue and Dora Blankenship and Charles and Vera Conrad; special friend Jammie Rutherford and special uncle Eric Blankenship.
John is survived by parents John B. and Rhonda L. Blankenship Sr. of South Bloomfield; sister Amanda (Chris) Kirk of Ashville; nephews Dominick, Maverick and Kovan; niece Ava; special children in his life Masin and Jake; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m.to 12:30 p.m. on Monday, July 20th at Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home, 420 W. Main St. Ashville, OH 43103 followed by a Graveside Funeral Service at 1 p.m. at Floral Hills, Circleville with Chaplain Jim Ferrell officiating.
Due to Covid-19, we will require face masks and social distancing. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the funeral home to help with expenses. Online condolences at olivercheekfuneralhome.com
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