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John B. Blankenship Jr.

February 18, 1981 ~ July 16, 2020 (age 39)


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 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.

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July 20, 2020

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Oliver-Cheek Funeral Home
420 W. Main St.
Ashville, OH 43103

Graveside Service
July 20, 2020

1:00 PM
Floral Hills Memorial Garden
US 23 N.
Circleville, OH 43113

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