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Royce "Guy" Blankenship (Plainview)

February 20, 1943 — December 9, 2022

Royce "Guy" Blankenship (Plainview)

Royce "Guy" Blankenship, 79, of Plainview passed away on Friday, December 9, 2022.  A memorial visitation will be held Tuesday, December 13, 2022 at Kornerstone Funeral Directors in Plainview from 4:00 to 6:00 P.M.  Cremation arrangements are under the care of Kornerstone.

Royce was born on February 20, 1943 in Plainview to Herschel and Ina Lorene Blankenship.  He grew up and attended schools in Plainview.  He served in the Army National Guard for several years.  Royce began farming at a young age along the side of his father and continued farming for over 50 years before retiring.  He married Donna Evans on December 11, 1962 in Plainview.  They loved to travel with their Scottie dogs in their RV and traveled all over the United States and parts of Canada.

Royce was preceded in death by a sister, Joann Carpenter.

He is survived by his wife, Donna Blankenship of Plainview; three daughters, Kim Skrtic and husband Gregory of Falls Church, Virginia, Cindy Szenttronyay and husband Imre of Lubbock, Claire Buchanan and husband Scott of Plainview; one brother, Gary Blankenship and wife Cynthia of Grapevine; seven grandchildren, one great grandchild with another one on the way.

The family suggests memorials to the Prairie House Living Center or to your local Blood Bank with the gift of your blood to save someone else's life.  Royce was certainly a recipient of life saving blood from the donors willing to take the time to donate.

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Kornerstone Funeral Directors - Plainview

3605 Southwest 3rd, Plainview, TX 79072

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