Charles William "Bill" Blankenship, 67, crossed over on June 4, 2011 at home with family at his side. Visitation will be from 6-8 P.M. Thursday, June 9 and the service at 8:00 A.M. Friday, June 10 at McGilley & George Funeral Home Belton, MO. His last resting place will be at 10:A.M. in the Missouri State Vet Cemetery, Higginsville, MO. Contributions suggested to the Kansas City Hospice.
Bill was born September 10, 1943 in Stanton, TX to Theodore and Verna Bell Blankenship. He was a forklift lift repairman for various companies.
Bill is survived by his wife, Bobbie of the home; three sons, Billy, Chris and Carl Blankenship; one daughter, Jean Gleason; his mother, Verna; three brothers, Dale, David and Rick Blankenship; two sisters, Patricia Lopez and Pam Leonard; 8 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Arrangements by: McGilley & George Funeral Home, 611 Chestnut, Belton, MO 64012, 816-322-2995