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Jimmie Lee Blanton
Jimmie Lee BlantonMustang GT 87Jimmie Lee Blanton, 71 of Marion, died Thursday afternoon December 21, 2017 at the Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born November 13, 1946 in Magoffin, Kentucky to Corbett and Norsie (Conley) Blanton, his mother has since passed away in Marion.

On May 5, 1973 he married Alice L. (Thompson) and she died October 30, 2004, he was also preceded in death by one son, Eugene H. Thompson, grandchildren, Gabrielle, Heath, Bailey and G-Baby.

Jimmie was a retired carpenter, having worked at the former Carter Lumber in Green Camp for 20 years. He was of the Baptist faith. Jimmie enjoyed working with his hands, whether it was woodworking, anything mechanical, drawing or art, he could do it.
He was known to root for the Buckeyes and the Cleveland Indians. He also enjoyed cars and trucks, especially Mustangs.

But he will be remembered the most for truly being a devoted family man.

Surviving are his daughters: Karen (Chris) Culwell, Stacie Blanton and Jessica L. (Hilary Days) Blanton all of Marion
daughter in law: Nicole McDonald, Marion
Grandchildren: Gabriel, Abigail, Izzy, Christopher, Nathaniel, April, Shelby, MacKenzie, Haylee and Briar
Step grandchildren: Jesse and Nico
Great grandchildren: Heath, LeiAyla, Amelia and Ezekial
Siblings: Jerry (Sandy) Blanton, Richwood, Jeffrey (Deanna) Blanton, Marion, Betty (Charles) Higgins, Marion, Linda (James) Elswick, New Bloomington, Elizabeth Rayburn, Marion and Mary (Daniel) Weaver, Marion
And many extended family

Funeral services will be held Wednesday December 27, 2017 at 11:00 am, just prior to his mother's funeral, at the Stofcheck-Ballinger Funeral Home in LaRue, Rev. George Thompson will officiate, burial will follow in the Price Cemetery, friends may call Tuesday from 4-7 pm, in conjunction with his mother's calling hours, at the funeral home in LaRue

Memorial gifts may be made to Marion Area Humane Society 2264 Richland Road
Marion, OH 43302-8475

Condolences and remembrances may be expressed at www.stofcheck-ballinger.com

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#1 from: becky wheeler
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 at 3:42 PM

So Sorry for your loss from  Bonnie And Brud Blanton Family in Ky.

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#3 from: Rob & Norma Jackson
Tippecanoe, Ohio
Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 12:17 PM

Jerry and Sandy, sorry to hear the loss of your brother. May peace be with you and your family.
God bless.
Rob and Norma.

#4 from: Jacob Beatty
Mon, Dec 25, 2017 at 4:24 PM

Sorry for your loss Hillary and Jess, sending love and thoughts you guys and your family

#5 from: Amanda Elliott
Mereta  Tx
Tue, Dec 26, 2017 at 4:12 PM

We are so sorry to hear of uncle Jimmy passing he will forever be in our hearts and truly missed by many.
Love and prayers,
Amanda(Higgins) Elliott

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