Mitchell Gray Blankenship, 52, of Bruno Lane, Boomer, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012 in Connecticut.
Mr. Blankenship was born Oct. 9, 1960 in Forsyth County to Bobby James and Patricia Ann Hayes Blankenship. He was a member of Truth Community Church and was employed with Smith Transportation as a truck driver.
Mr. Blankenship was preceded in death by his father.
Surviving are his wife, Jennifer Cushwa Blankenship of the home; son, Anthony Nathaniel Blankenship of North Wilkesboro; stepson, Gregory Lawson of Boomer; stepdaughter, Shayna Leverton and husband, Thomas, of New York, N.Y.; his mother, Patricia Ann Hayes Blankenship of Boomer; two brothers, Steven Blankenship and wife, Pam, of North Wilkesboro, and Bobby Blankenship of Boomer; and two grandchildren.
Memorial services will be Friday, 2 p.m., at Truth Community Church with Pastor Rick Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be in Moravian Falls Cemetery.
The family will be at Miller Funeral Service from 6 until 8 Thursday night.
Memorials may be made to Make-A-Wish Foundation of Central and Western North Carolina, Johnston Building, 212 South Tryon Street, Suite 1080, Charlotte, N.C. 28281.