Danny Blankenship

Danny Blankenship, 66, of 5700 Mitchell Road, Ridgeway, VA passed away on Wednesday, December 19, 2018. He was born in Richland, VA on June 14, 1952 to the late Sam Blankenship  and Louise Casey Turner who survives. In addition to his father, Mr. Blankenship was preceded in death by his daughter, Heather Dae Blankenship; sister, Greta Woosley; twin brother, Denny Blankenship; brother, Sam Blankenship; and nephew, Trevor Blankenship. Mr. Blankenship was retired from Smart Machine where he was Assistant Plant Manager and attended Gospel Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Karen Hooker Blankenship of the residence; mother, Louise Casey Turner of Martinsville, VA; daughter, Carrie Blankenship of the residence; brother, Jimmy Willis of Martinsville, VA; granddaughter, Alivia Turner of Ridgeway, VA; and grandsons,
Drake Owens of Ridgeway, VA and Shay Watkins of Las Vegas, NV.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 22, 2018 at Norris Funeral Services, Martinsville Chapel with Pastor Payton Gilbert officiating. Visitation will be from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. one hour prior to the service. Burial will be at Henry Memorial Park.

Norris Funeral Services, Inc. and Crematory of Martinsville, VA is serving the Blankenship