Fred Walker


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Fred Walker Blankenship

Nov 13 1929 - Nov 22 2009

Mr. Fred Walker Blankenship, age 80, of Plano, Texas went to be with his Lord and Savior on November 22, 2009. He was born on November 13, 1929, in Atlas, Texas to Luther Vernon and Stella Lou (Bramlett) Blankenship. He married Alma Daneen Forse in McKinney, Texas. Mr. Blankenship proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force and was a veteran of the Korean conflict. He was a member of the VFW Post in McKinney and a longtime member of the Dallas Gun Club. He was the owner of Mechanical Welding Inc. in Plano, Texas. He was a past member of 18th and Ave P. Church of Christ in Plano and the North Dallas Bible Church. Mr. Blankenship is survived by his son, Steve Blankenship and his wife, Pam of Plano, Texas; granddaughters, Kelsey and Kaitlyn; and brothers, Hack Blankinship and Herschel Blankinship both of Paris, Texas. He was preceded in death by his wife, Daneen; sons, Jeffrey Neil Blankenship and Greg Blankenship; grandson, Connor Blankenship; and brother, Weldon Blankinship. Funeral services will be held at 12:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 1, 2009, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel. Interment will follow at Ridgeview Memorial Park. The family will receive friends for a visitation prior to the service at 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Water is Basic at or Cure International at
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