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Eric Wayne Blankenship

August 2, 1969 ~ November 5, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old

Eric Blankenship Obituary

Mr. Eric Wayne Blankenship, 54, of Pinnacle, North Carolina passed away in Tennessee on November 5th, 2023. He was born August 2nd,1969 in Welch, West Virginia.

Eric was a born-again Christian of Baptist faith. He spent most of his life doing industrial work. He spent most of his career with his work family and friends at Austin Electrical in Yadkinville, North Carolina. Eric proudly served in the United States Army.

Eric was predeceased by his father, Virgus Blankenship. He is survived by his mother, Gracie Blankenship; brother, Randall (Brenda) Blankenship; nephew, George Blankenship all of Pinnacle, North Carolina. And, his beloved Joddie Martin of Walnut Cove, North Carolina.

Services will be held at Cox-Needham Funeral Home in Pilot Mountain, North Carolina on November 11th, 2023 at 2:00pm. Interment will follow the service at Pilot Mountain City Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The American Diabetes Association, an organization Eric felt strongly about.

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Funeral Service
November 11, 2023

2:00 PM
Cox-Needham Funeral Home
822 West Main Street
Pilot Mountain, NC 27041

November 11, 2023

3:00 PM
Pilot Mountain City Cemetery, Pilot Mountain


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