BLANKENSHIP, JERRY S., 69, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at Baptist Hospital East with his family and friends by his side.
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He retired Human Resource Manager of Ashland Oil, a member of the ELKS, a Free Mason, a member of the Scottish Rite, a KOSAIR Shriner, and a member of Louisville 131 Royal Order of the Jester, a Kentucky Colonel, an avid model train collector and a member of Middletown Christian Church.
Jerry is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Patty D. Craft Blankenship; sister-in-law, Evelyn Smith (Doug); brother-in-law, Dr. Gary Craft (Martha); nieces, Michelle Duling (Charlie), Heather Craft-Algahtani (Atif) and he also leaves behind "Pippa".
His funeral service will be 10 a.m. Monday February 25th, 2013 at Ratterman's 12900 Shelbyville Rd. East Louisville. Visitation will be 2 - 5 p.m. Sunday, February 24, 2013 at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be given to Middletown Christian Church or The KOSAIR Shrine .
Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 23, 2013
Ratterman Brothers - East Louisville
12900 Shelbyville Road Louisville, KY 40243