BLANKENSHIP, Daniel Eugene

June 5, 1956 ~ April 19, 2016

DANIEL EUGENE BLANKENSHIP, 59, of Blankenship Mountain, Narrows, departed this life Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at his home. Born in Giles County on June 5, 1956, he was a son of the late James Clifton and Pauline Vaughn Blankenship. He was a painter by trade and was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betty Sue Clemons.

He leaves to cherish his memory his daughters and son-in-law Brittany Blankenship and Clinton Barker of Blacksburg and April Blankenship of Narrows; his grandchildren Xavier Barker and Taylor Blankenship; his brother and sister-in-law James and Artess Blankenship of Narrows; his sisters and brothers-in-law Carol and Andy Taylor of Narrows and Linda and Terry Pruitt of Dublin; and his life-long friend Phil Johnson.

Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, April 23, 2016 at 1:00 pm in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour before the services. Online condolences may be sent by visiting