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Robert Worley ‘Bob’ Blankenship, 67, refereed recreational basketball for several years

Robert Worley 'Bob' Blankenship
Robert Worley ‘Bob’ Blankenship

BOLIVIA — Robert Worley “Bob” Blankenship, 67, passed away Monday, March 18, 2019.

Mr. Blankenship was born Nov. 2, 1951, in West Virginia to the late Roy and Cathleen Dixon Blankenship. Bob was a motivated salesman in the electrical industry. He had refereed recreational basketball for several years in Roanoke, Virginia.

Survivors include his daughter, Kristin Noel Heathcock, and her future husband, David Childers of Ivanhoe; sister, Cathy Wilkinson Drummond, and her husband, Jeff, of Winston-Salem; and several nieces. He was preceded in death by his sister, Brenda Sue Blankenship; and brother, Kenneth Eulas Boyd.

A celebration of life service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, March 23, at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel.

Share online condolences with the family at Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service.

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