Harold  Blanton


Harold Carter Blanton, age 89, of Somerset, KY, passed away on Friday, July 5, 2019 at Somerset Nursing and Rehab.
Harold was born on March 1, 1930 to the late John Henry Blanton and Pearl Teague Blanton. He was a retired woodworker for E. K. Wood Products. Harold was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking, church activities and playing with his dog, "Princess."
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Ruby Jean Moore Blanton, whom he married on April 13, 1950 in Pineville, KY; his children, Robert (and Trena) Moore of Somerset, KY, Shirley Surber of Jellico, TN, Nancy (and Mike) Hughes of Somerset, KY and Larry (and Debi) Moore of MI; one daughter-in-law, Terri Blanton of Allen Park, MI; two brothers, James (and Liz) Blanton of AZ and Bill (and Sharon) Messer of N.C.; one sister, Martha Merida of AZ; seven grandchildren, John Robert Moore, Rebecca Moore, Robert Daniel (and Stacey) Moore, David Snyder, Wendy (and Tim) Bohn, Jeff (and Shalimar) Blanton and Kim (and Adam) Ball; and six great-grandchildren, Alexander Blanton, Clara Noel Ball, Madeline Ball, Ethan Moore, Sebastian Bohn and Eliza Bohn.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by one son, Jerry Wayne Blanton; two brothers, Jess Blanton and Otto Messer; two sisters, Stella Sweat and Nora Lee Baker; and two grandchildren, Harold Wayne Blanton and Jered Blanton.
Visitation will be on Monday, July 8, 2019 from 6:00pm until 9:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.
His funeral service will be held on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 11:00am at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Will Brown and Bro. John Piercy officiating. Burial will be at Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to the Pleasant View Baptist Church Cemetery Fund.
You are welcome to view the obituary and send condolences to the family at our website: www.LakeCumberlandFuneralService.com
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Harold Blanton.
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John and Rhonda Blanton
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