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Rick Blanton

Rick Blanton, 57, passed away on March 20, 2014. He was born September 14, 1956 in Vinton County, Ohio to Erskine and Joyce Blanton.

He was a teacher at Regency Beauty Institute and at Riggs Lemar. Rick attended Cornerstone Free Methodist Church where he was a co-director of the café with his wife, Carrin. He had a big heart and was a caring individual who enjoyed spending time with his family, especially the love of his life, Carrin.

Rick was preceded in death by his father, Erskine Blanton; twin sister, Vicky Blanton Jenkins; sisters, Pamela and Cathy Blanton; and grandparents, Bert and Elizabeth Blanton, John and Elise Miller. He is survived by his wife of 13 years, Carrin; mother, Joyce Blanton; sisters and spouses, Sheila and Alvin Yester, Cindy and Carl Webb, Sherry and Jeff Weatherholt; brothers, Karrie Blanton and Jesse Blanton; mother-in-law, Alice Mansell; brothers-in-law and spouses, Gary and Robin Mansell, Jeff and Cheryl Mansell; sister-in-law, Sharon Mansell; many nieces, nephews, and countless friends; four legged son, Pugs Lea and cockatiel, Chuck.

The family wishes to thank Pebble Creek Nursing Home for their loving and compassionate care of Rick.

Friends may call at Bacher Funeral Home, 3326 Manchester Rd. on Sunday, March 23, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. Services will be held at Cornerstone Free Methodist Church, 578 Killian Rd. on Monday, at 10:30 a.m. with one calling hour prior to the service, Pastor Jeff Mansell and Pastor Brenda Young officiating. Interment at Greenlawn Memorial Park. Funeral home and church maps, directions, and the Blanton Family condolence book are available at www.bacherfuneralhome.com. (Bacher, 330-644-0024)
Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Mar. 21 to Mar. 22, 2014
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