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Donald Blanton Donald Lacy Blanton

June 8, 2013

Donald Blanton


Donald Lacy Blanton, 72, of Lucasville, died Friday, June 7, 2013 at his residence.


He was born July 2, 1940 in Lucasville, a son of the late Lacy and Lillie Caudill Blanton.


Don was a retired Foreman and Supervisor with M.P. Dory Company in Columbus, and was a member of the Laborer’s Union 83 of Portsmouth.


He is survived by his wife, Kathryn “Kathy” Marie Chancey Blanton; two sons, Donald Kevin (Denise) Blanton of Lucasville, and Michael (Melanie) Blanton of Chillicothe; one daughter Sharon (Kenneth) Neville of Lucasville; 11 grandchildren; 11 great grandchildren; one brother, Arnold Blanton of Lucasville; and one sister, Catherine Stephenson of Portsmouth.


He was also preceded in death by one brother, Robert Blanton; and three sisters, Lorraine Brigner, Ruby Grimes, and Merzie Weeks.


Graveside services will be conducted 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Blanton Mountain Family Cemetery on Ganderhook Road with Kelly Carver officiating. Friends may call from noon to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at the McKinley Funeral Home in Lucasville.