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Blankenship, Gene E. age 73, of Farmersville, passed away Monday September 24, 2012 at Hospice of Dayton. Gene was born in Dayton, Ohio the son of the late Paul and Iano (Strader) Blankenship. He was retired from Delphi and was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Gladys a daughter Sharon Wasson and sister Betty Lamb. He is survived by a daughter Shelia (Danny) Cales of Farmersville, grandson Eddie (Tiffany) Wasson of Miamisburg, great granddaughter Tristen Wasson, brother Marvin Blankenship of St. Louis, sister Marjorie Macy of Germantown. Graveside service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Germantown Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 p.m. -8 p.m. Thursday at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home Germantown. The family suggest if desired memorial contributions may be made the Farmersville Fire/ Rescue Department in Genes memory. On line condolences may be sent to the family at www.arpprootfh.com
I had the pleasure of knowing Gene for 20 years or more working at General Motors.If I had an electrical problem I always called him.He was a very nice gentleman and he will be missed by all that knew him.
David Meadows Oct 10 2012 12:00 AM
(John 5:28, 29 states)(28)Do not marvel at this, because the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice (29)and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgment.
Alvera Conyers Sep 26 2012 12:00 AM
I am sorry to hear about your loss.Gene sure was a kind and sweet man. One of my fondest memories is whenever I would ride up on my sportster he would tell me it sounded like John Deer Tractor.I thought that was cool, because a John Deer Tractor was a heck of lot more expensive than my bike. I know he is in Heaven, and the angels are singing of his arrival. You all are in my heart and prayers! Patsy Lamb Holliday
Patsy Holliday Sep 26 2012 12:00 AM