Richard Ted Blankenship Remembered
Richard Ted Blankenship Remembered
Meherrin Club Member

Richard Ted Blankenship, age 85, of Emporia, VA passed away on Thursday, June 4, 2015.  Ted worked with Home Telephone Company until he retired in 1989.  He served in the United States Army and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict.  Ted was a dedicated member of Main Street Baptist Church for 22 years.  He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Peggy M. Blankenship as well as many much loved nieces and nephews.  Ted was preceded in death by his parents, David and Effie Blankenship; his five brothers, Brud, Walter, David, Jr., L.D. and Billy; his three sisters, Hazel Cruise, Pauline Epps and Elizabeth Roach.  The family will receive friends at their home on Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 6-8pm.  A memorial service will be held on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at Main Street Baptist Church at 3pm.  In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Main Street Baptist Church.  Condolences may be made to www.Echolsfuneralhome.com  

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