Alan Blankenship, 50

WILMINGTON — Alan Blankenship, 50, passed away at New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, September 1, 2021.

He was born on November 4, 1970, in Wilmington, NC, to Jerry and Gail Blankenship.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Amy Blankenship; son, Hunter Blankenship; daughters, Lauren Blankenship, Angel Blankenship, Alyssa Blankenship and Amanda Blankenship; grandchildren, Hayden Westbury and Conner Blankenship and several nieces.

Alan was a wonderful father, husband and grandfather. He had a large loving family, many related by blood and many not. He loved helping his family with any handy work, especially painting with his daughter. He loved singing karaoke. He also loved animals and family functions. He is leaving a big hole in our family that can never be filled.

The family will receive visitors from 2-4pm, Monday, September 6, 2021, at Andrews Market Street Chapel, 1617 Market St., Wilmington, NC 28401.

A graveside service will be held at 11am, Thursday, September 9, at Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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