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“We were so sorry to hear of David's death yesterday evening. David was a good man, dependable and honest. We will miss working with him. We pray...Read More »
1 of 17 | Posted by: Duane and Seth Miller - WV

“I'm so sorry for your loss. David was a good guy and always nice to me. I'm Praying for Darryl and the family will fine comforted in the Lord. We...Read More »
2 of 17 | Posted by: lisa clark ferrell - narrows, VA

“You will be sadly missed as a brother you Greek and Dale are the only brothers I had and I will all ways remember the good times we had I love and...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Elizabeth Ann Williams - Narrows, VA

“So sorry for your loss. Milt was a great guy and a class mate at Narrows High School. Praying for you all. ”
4 of 17 | Posted by: Sharon Lucas-Bell - Elkview, WV

“Sorry for your lost, our prayers and thoughts are with all of you. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Jackie and Janet - Narrows, VA

“My deepest sympathies to the family in your time of loss. May God comfort you and give you strength to endure this life without him. Love never fails...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: Michele Silva Blankenship - VA

“David will be missed! Please accept our heartfelt condolences, Darryl. Sincerely, Everyone at Conrock ”
7 of 17 | Posted by: Conrock - Blacksburg, VA

“Sorry to hear of a class mate and friend passing . David was a great man and who ever knew him and was around him was blessed. I know there isa...Read More »
8 of 17 | Posted by: Allen Meadows - Princeton, WV

“I am so sorry for your loss, I use to be related to Milt through marriage, I use to be Sherry's sister-in-law. Milt was always a good man & I know...Read More »
9 of 17 | Posted by: Donna Settle - Pulaski, VA

“I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord comfort you all. ”
10 of 17 | Posted by: Debbie Thomas - Narrows, VA

“I pray for strength and comfort to the family and friends. We never understand why but; God never makes a mistake...Always treasure those happy times...Read More »
11 of 17 | Posted by: Derra D. Favors - Tampa, FL

“Sorry old son, wish I were there. ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Ron Spicer - Woodbridge, VA

“I will all was have you in my heart uncle milt I will miss you and will miss you bad but I have alot of good times to Remember I know you with poppow...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Austin Wayne Williams - Narrows, VA

“Go rest high with the Angels Milt!! You will be missed by many! ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Robin Blankenship - VA

“Our love and prayers are with the family at this time. Such a shame to loose such a wonderful piece of the community. My dad Pete Williams ...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Emily Williams - Strasburg, VA

“I am so sorry to hear of Milt's passing. I saw him a couple of months ago and glad I got a hug. Prayers for all of his family and friends. ♥...Read More »
16 of 17 | Posted by: Karen Galford - NARROWS, VA

“David you will be missed so much we love you . I know your with aunt Joyce and uncle Danny. you left this world so quick but god had his plan for...Read More »
17 of 17 | Posted by: donna owens - pearisburg, VA

David Wayne (Milt) Blankenship, 53 of Narrows passed away suddenly and unexpectedly on Monday, January 18th, 2016 at his home.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born in Pearisburg on October 9th, 1962, and was the son of the late Daniel Lee (Danny) Blankenship and Joyce Ann Spicer Blankenship. In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by a sister, Pamela Ann Blankenship.

A 1982 graduate of Narrows High School, Milt was the co-owner of Blankenship Concrete Finishers with over 35 years of experience. In addition to his craft, he loved his Labrador retrievers, gardening, and his family. He will be dearly missed by his loved ones and numerous friends and contractors.

Left to cherish his memory are two daughters, Trista Peterson and husband Derrick of Blissfield, Michigan, Lauren Blankenship of Narrows; two stepsons, Kristopher Blankenship and Michael Crawford, both of Narrows; a special companion, Gina Crawford of Narrows; three grandchildren, Madison and Ava Peterson, and Coy Evans; a brother, partner, and best friend, Darryl Blankenship of Narrows; several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and many special friends, including Danny Williams and Gene Thorne, both of Narrows; and the love of his life Sherry Mabry of Tampa, Florida.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, January 24th, 2016 at 2 PM in the Chapel of Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows with Pastor Franklin Atkins officiating. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Narrows. The family will receive friends at Riffe's Funeral Service Sunday from 12 noon until just prior to the service.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at

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Fairview Cemetery

Riverside Avenue Narrows, VA 24124