Mr. John Robert Blankenship, 64, resident of Dewey, died Wednesday in Bartlesville.
Memorial Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Phillip Miller officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory.
John was born on August 15, 1949 at Los Angeles California to Robert Lee and Hilda Ellen (Staff) Blankenship He was raised and educated at Poly Technic High School at Riverside California. Following his graduation he worked in the Los Angeles area as an Information Technology director in the Communications field.
He was married to Danielle Dockstrader on February 14, 2002 at Eureka Springs, Arkansas. They made their home in Bartlesville where he was employed by On-Line Communications as the Information Technology Director until 2008, and later by SITEL until his retirement in 2011. He had been in ill health for the past few years. John was an avid history buff, and was a big Jeopardy fan.
Mr. Blankenship is survived by his wife Danielle Blankenship of Santa Rosa, California, and by two daughters Amy Coleman of Orange County California, and Lindsay Ferguson and husband Justin of Oklahoma City, OK. and by a son Bob Blankenship of Stillwater, Oklahoma, and a half sister; Ingrid Gower of Hartsville South Carolina.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.