Funeral service for David “Dave” Keith Blankenship was August 23, 2019 at Wilson Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Bro. Billy Miller officiating.
Mr. Blankenship was born October 26, 1959 in St. Louis to Bob and Dorlene (Major) Blankenship. He married Brenda Halbrook June 16, 1979. They were the parents of two children. Mr. Blankenship died August 20, 2019 in Springfield at the age of 59 years.
Survivors include his wife, Brenda Blankenship, Salem; children, Desirae Owens and husband, Toby, Salem; and Kris Blankenship and wife, Cassie, Salem; mother, Dorlene Blankenship, Salem; siblings, Bob Blankenship and wife, Cathy, Kimberling City; Ron Blankenship and wife, Gaye Lynn, Salem; Karen Givens and husband, Art, Salem; Steve Blankenship and wife, Cathy, Licking; Daniel Blankenship, Salem; grandchildren, Shyan Owens, Kaydance Owens, Daniel Blankenship, Dalton Blankenship and Alexis Blankenship; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his father, Bob Blankenship; grandparents, Armenta May and Oatley Blankenship and Glen and Verna Major.
Mr. Blankenship was a member of Salem Eagles Club and the American Legion. He was also a member of Corinth Baptist Church.