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In Memory of

Robert Herman BLANTON

January 10, 1936 - September 19, 2016

Obituary


Robert Herman Blanton, Sr., 80, passed away on September 19, 2016 in Edmond, OK. He was born on January 10, 1936 in Atlanta, GA to Forrest Anderson and Eura Lee (Bell) Blanton.

Robert proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoyed music and found great joy in playing his guitar. Robert was a truck driver for most of his life and spent his spare time listening to music, spending time with his beloved family, and could often be found discussing politics.

He was preceded in...

Robert Herman Blanton, Sr., 80, passed away on September 19, 2016 in Edmond, OK. He was born on January 10, 1936 in Atlanta, GA to Forrest Anderson and Eura Lee (Bell) Blanton.

Robert proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He enjoyed music and found great joy in playing his guitar. Robert was a truck driver for most of his life and spent his spare time listening to music, spending time with his beloved family, and could often be found discussing politics.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Harold Blanton. Survivors include his loving wife of 62 years, Inez; children, Robert Blanton, Jr (Lisa), Randell Blanton, Robyn Poff (Donald); grandchildren, Tomara Largent (Larry), Julie Bortka (Jerry), Joshua Poff (Chrissy), Ryan Mehan (Jeremy), Anna Poff, Marshall Blanton; great-grandchildren, Mariah, Phillip, Madison and Brandon Largent, Lindsie and Brooklynn Bortka, Jaxon and Colie Mehan, Johnny, and Julianna Poff; great-great-grandchildren, Eli, Isabella and Aubrey Largent; siblings, Joan Carson, Cecil Blanton, Steve Blanton (Gerann), Marion Pinnell (Freida); and his black lab, Fella.

A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, September 22, 2016 at the Bill Eisenhour Southeast Chapel. Interment will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.eisenhourfuneral.com