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1132 E. Plant St.
Winter Garden, FL 34787
Phone: (407) 614-8350
Fax: (407) 614-8349
Eddie Blankenship

Eddie G Blankenship

Wednesday, April 15th, 1936 - Tuesday, March 17th, 2020
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Eddie Blankenship, loving husband and father, passed away at home on March 17, 2020, at the age of 83.

He was born April 15, 1936, in Abbeville, Alabama, to the late Myrtle and Warren Blankenship. He served in the United States Air Force as an aircraft controller spending three years of his tenure in Germany. In 1962 he left the Air Force and moved to Ocoee with his wife, Barbara and first born daughter Phyllis. After leaving the Air Force he went to work for Gulf Oil. He joined the USPS in 1972 and remained there until his retirement in 1998..

He was an avid fisherman and loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was known for his kindness and strong Christian faith.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Barbara, daughter, Phyllis Fisher, and husband Stan of Clermont, FL, son Steve Blankenship, and wife Lorena of Winter Garden FL, son Tom Blankenship, and wife Tracy of Ball Ground, GA, six grandchildren, and eight great-grandchildren.

The family will receive family and friends on Friday March 20, 2020 at 10 am, with service following at 11 am on Friday, March 20th, at Winter Oak Funeral Home, 1132 E Plant St, Winter Garden, FL 34787. His nephew, Pastor Dean Blankenship, will be officiating.


Eddie’s arrangements are in the caring guidance of Winter Oak Funeral Home and Cremations,
1132 E. Plant St. Winter Garden, FL 34787
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  • Visitation

    Friday, March 20th, 2020 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 20th, 2020 10:00am - 11:00am
    Location
    Winter Oak Funeral Home & Cremations
    Address
    1132 E Plant St
    WINTER GARDEN, FL 34787
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  • Service

    Friday, March 20th, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, March 20th, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Winter Oak Funeral Home & Cremations
    Address
    1132 E Plant St
    WINTER GARDEN, FL 34787
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Pastor Dean Blankenship
  • Interment

    Location
    Winter Garden Cemetery
    Address
    13636 Lake Butler Blvd
    WINTER GARDEN, FL 34787
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David Williams

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Diane and Stan, I was so sorry to hear of your father's passing. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

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