Edwin P. Blankenship

Edwin P. Blankenship

Edwin Perkins Blankenship, age 79, of Elkton, MD, passed away Sunday, March 23, 2014.

Mr. Blankenship was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He had worked for Schult Mobile Homes, Elkton, Curtis Paper, Newark, DE, and Cecil County Public Schools.

Survivors include his companion, Phyllis Moore; children and their spouses, Rick and Deb Blankenship, Darlene Tressler, Kathy and Derick Noon, Gary and Judi Blankenship, Jacky Chadwick, Sharon and Chuck Bean, Rob Chadwick, Shari and Tom Black, Tim and Yvonne Chadwick, Ed Blankenship, Alicia Blankenship, Susan McFadden, Donna and Craig Whiteford, and Kelly Penrow; siblings, Reva, Imogene and Paul; 29 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and close friend, Lois Martin.

Funeral service will be held at 11 am, Friday, March 28, 2014, at Hicks Home for Funerals, 103 W. Stockton St., Elkton, MD. Visitation will begin at 10 am. Interment with military honors will follow in Gilpin Manor Memorial Park, Elkton.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to VFW Post #8175, 208 W. High St., Elkton, MD 21921.


Funeral Home

Hicks Funeral Home
103 West Stockton Street Elkton, MD 21921
(410) 398-3122

Published in The News Journal on Mar. 26, 2014