BLANKENSHIP, Herbert M. Jr. "Herb," went to be with the Lord August 19, 2010 with his family by his side. He is survived by his wife and lifelong partner of 42 years, Vera. He is also survived by three sons and a daughter, several grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. We lost our father, friend, and mentor. A celebration of his life will be held 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Monaghan Funeral Home, 7300 Creighton Pkwy., Mechanicsville. In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the family to offset funeral expenses.
This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.