Funeral service for David Blankenship, 73, will be Sunday, January 31, 2021 at 3:00 PM at New Center Baptist Church with Bro. Ben Bates officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will be in New Center Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at New Center Baptist Church.
Mr. Blankenship died on Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at his residence. He was born October 6, 1947, in Morgan County to Thad Blankenship and Margaret Nave Blankenship. He was a member of New Center Baptist Church. David was employed by Monsanto/ Solutia as a machine operator and later was a bus driver for the Morgan County Board of Education. He loved being on his farm and enjoyed his chickens, horses, mules and his tractors. He liked to go camping, enjoyed having fun telling jokes and laughing, going to Dog Days Trade Day at Ardmore and going to Lacon Trade Day. David loved his family and was a good neighbor to all. His parents and a sister: Thaleen Blankenship preceded him in death.
Wife - Joyce Thompson Blankenship
Son - Harley Gregory
Daughter - Stephanie Parker (Stacy)
Brother - Tommy Blankenship (Marilyn)
Sister - Sherry Adcock (Tommy)
Grandchildren - Dakota Linderman and
Great Grandchild - Brennex Chaney
Pallbearers will be Harley Gregory, Stacy Parker, Dakota Linderman, Runt Graham, Robert Hopper and Dan Blankenship.
Honorary Pallbearers will be Buddy Rutherford, Richard Dunn, Rayford Morgan and James Alan Hill.
Peck Funeral Home
1600 Hwy 31 SW
P.O. Box 427
Hartselle, AL 35640