Langsford Funeral Home
115 SW 3rd Street
Lee's Summit, MO 64063
(816) 524-3700
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Robert Paul Blankenship 86 of Lee's Summit , Missouri passed away on January 4, 2014 at his home. Funeral services will be Thursday January 9, 2014 at Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church at 11:00am with visitation at 10:00am prior to the service. Entombment at Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Kansas City, Missouri. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church. Robert was born on February 1, 1927 in Kansas City, Kansas. He was a WWII Army Veteran serving in Germany. He married Nora Mae DeVaul June 19, 1947 and they had 67 years together. Robert retired on April 1, 1985 after 37yrs of valued service to West Publishing Co. as a account manager. He was a member of Our Lady of the Presentation Catholic Church in Lee's Summit, Missouri. Robert was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be missed by all. He was preceded in death by his parents John Smith and Frances G. Blankenship and 1-brother Ansel Blankenship. Survivors are his wife Nora Mae Blankenship of the home; 3-sons Paul David Blankenship (Cheryl); John Robert Blankenship; and Larry Lee Blankenship. Grandchildren John and Jessica Blankenship and Julia; Courtney and Ben Ray and Peyton; and Lindsey and Alex Velasquez and Dameon and AJ. Langsford Funeral Home 115 SW 3rd St. Lee's Summit, Missouri 64063 816 524-3700
Published in Kansas City Star on Jan. 7, 2014
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