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Fremon Blankenship

April 2, 1937 — October 8, 2023

Fremon Blankenship, age 86, passed away Sunday, October 8, 2023, at his home in Alexander County. He was born to the late Byrd and Mary Owens Blankenship on Friday, April 2, 1937, in Buchanan County, Virginia. Fremon proudly served his county in the United States Army. He attended Freedom Baptist Church. He enjoyed remodeling and carpentry work. Fremon loved his family dearly and cherished spending time with them.

Including his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Lloyd Blankenship, Larry Blankenship, and Bill Blankenship; and one sister, Lois Marshall.

Those left to cherish the memories of Fremon include his wife of 50 years, Anna Blankenship; son, Christopher Blankenship; daughter, Kimberlie Lloyd; grandchildren, Dustin Combs and April Combs; great-grandchildren, Myah Byrd and Lathon Farmer; brothers, Bob Blankenship (Peggy) and Jerry Blankenship; sister, Patsy Owens (Ronnie); and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held Monday, October 16, 2023, at Alexander Funeral Service from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Inurnment will be with the family.

The family will accept flowers, or donations can be made to Alexander County Animal Services, 116 Waggin Trl Dr, Taylorsville, NC 28681

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.

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Monday, October 16, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Alexander Funeral Service

193 NC-16, Taylorsville, NC 28681

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