Archie Lee Blankenship

Blankenship YORK Archie Lee Blankenship, 60, entered into the presence of God on Sunday, February 10, 2013, from the York Hospital. Born on September 9, 1952, in Huntsville, Ala., he was the son of the late Inez (Clay) and Tommy Lee Blankenship. Archie worked as a laborer in landscaping. He loved football and basketball, and was a big fan of the Chicago Bulls. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends. He leaves to cherish his memory two daughters and their families, Inez Beck of Seven Valleys and Rennie Blankenship of York; seven grandchildren; three sisters and their families, Mary Fountain, Elizabeth Blankenship, and Celia Blankenship Jimenez, all of York; an aunt, Lucille Humphries of Alabama; and a host of family and friends. The viewing will be on Saturday, February, 16, 2013, from 12 noon until 2 p.m. at the Gladfelter Funeral Home, Inc., 822 E. Market St., York. The Celebration of Life Service begins at 2 p.m. with Deacon John Fountain officiating. Interment will be in Lebanon Cemetery, York.

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 14, 2013