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In Memory of

James Elwood Blankenship

October 24, 1946 - March 21, 2015

Obituary


James Elwood Blankenship was born October 24, 1946 in Merced, California and passed away March 21, 2015 at his residence in Foresthill, California.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin (Speed) Blankenship and Mary Lohff Blankenship; and older brother, Gene Blankenship.

He is survived by his sister, Carlynn Simmons of Bonaire, Georgia; sister-in-law, Cathy Blankenship of Merced; 5 nephews, 2 nieces, 6 great nephews, 4 great nieces, and 2 great-grand nieces.

In 2004 he retired from Civil Service with 38 years at Folsom Dam.

Visitation will be held on...

James Elwood Blankenship was born October 24, 1946 in Merced, California and passed away March 21, 2015 at his residence in Foresthill, California.

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin (Speed) Blankenship and Mary Lohff Blankenship; and older brother, Gene Blankenship.

He is survived by his sister, Carlynn Simmons of Bonaire, Georgia; sister-in-law, Cathy Blankenship of Merced; 5 nephews, 2 nieces, 6 great nephews, 4 great nieces, and 2 great-grand nieces.

In 2004 he retired from Civil Service with 38 years at Folsom Dam.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 3, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. ''' 10:00 a.m. at Stratford Evans Merced Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 11:00 a.m. at Merced District Cemetery.