Henry Jay Blankenship, 77, of Glen Rogers, WV went home to be with the Lord on Monday February 22, 2021 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, WV. He was born on October 29, 1943 in Glen Rogers, WV a son of the late John Henry and Inez Elswick Blankenship. He attended the Rhema Ministries.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his loving wife Barbara Marie Chambers Blankenship; a great granddaughter Katelyn Joyce Marie Rocchi; and several brothers and sisters.
Survivors include four daughters Alecia (Danny) Bailey of Glen Rogers, Frances (Curtis) Lester of Wyoming, Anyeta (Charles) Thompson of Glen Fork and Henrietta (Jimmy) Tiller of Glen Rogers; two sons Danny (Dolores) Blankenship of Glen Rogers and Bo (Elaine) Blankenship of Mt. Vernon, IN; three sisters Maxine (James) Lafferty, Marlene (Stanley) Tabor and Pat (Roy) Armstrong all of Glen Rogers; fifteen grandchildren; several great grandchildren; and a host of other loving  family and friends.
Funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Friday February 26th in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV with Pastor Jonathan Cresong officiating. He will be laid to rest in Pine Grove Cemetery, Ravencliff, WV. Friends may gather with the family 11 am until time of funeral at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family is being served by Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.