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Leroy "Hoss" Blanton

Ardmore, Oklahoma

May 8, 1945 – Aug 8, 2020 (Age 75)


May 8, 1945
August 8, 2020
Ardmore, Oklahoma


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Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home & Crematory - Ardmore Obituary

Funeral services for Ardmore native, Russell Leroy "Hoss" Blanton, will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, August 12, 2020 in the Centennial Chapel of Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home and Crematory conducted by Pastor Steve Skinner.  Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery with the assistance of Gene Gorley, Drae Blanton, Obie Blanton, Billy Burrell, Bradley Byrne, Mike Blanton, Lenyell Blanton and Harry Blanton serving as pallbearers.

Leroy was born May 8, 1945 in Ardmore to the late Russell Barlow Blanton and Sadie Louise (Wickware) Blanton and had lived here all of his life.  At the age of 75 years and 3 months Leroy passed away peacefully Saturday, August 8, 2020, at his Ardmore residence.  

A concrete finisher in the construction business, Leroy had served in the Oklahoma National Guard.  In his leisure time he loved to be fishing, waiting for the next big strike or bite.

In addition to his parents, Leroy was preceded in death by a son, Lenyell Blanton.  Those surviving that may forever cherish precious memories include his two sons, Michael Blanton and Jason Blanton; his sisters, Judy Blanton and June Evans; his grandson, Lenyell Blanton, several nieces and nephews.

"Hoss" will be missed, but never forgotten.  Remembrances and words of comfort may be sent to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.

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Knew Leroy when we were both kids, looking for something to get into. RIP

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Tammy Townley
Oklahoma State Representative District 48

Leroy was always a good friend to me! We had some good times and lots of laughs! I'll miss him dearly. Prayers for his family and other friends..

Im going to miss you my raggedy i still can't believe you are gone im praying for yall

Rest In Peace old friend you will be missed and never fore gotten