Darnell Blankenship, 47, of Baisden, WV departed this life Thursday, May 09, 2013 at Bluefield Regional Medical Center.
He was born the son of Helen Jean Layne of Baisden and the late Harry Blankenship.
He was a coalminer and of Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by one brother Marty Blankenship.
Those left to cherish his memories are six daughters Natasha, Sabrina, Ashley, Summer, Charity and Shannon Blankenship, four brothers, Randy (Brenda) and Tyrone (Kathy) Layne, Ricky (Barbara) and David (Debbie) Blankenship, two sisters Sherry (Ricky) Riffe and Diana (George) Hatfield and one grandson Braiden Blankenship.
Services will be held 2:00P.M. Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at The Full Gospel Church of God, at Baisden with Pastor Jonas Trent officiating. Burial will follow at the Rufus Blankenship Cemetery at Gilbert Creek. Visitation will be at the Church Tuesday, May 14, 2013 from 6 to 9 P.M.
Collins Funeral Home of Switzer is in charge of the arrangements. Condolences may be left at http://www.collinsfuneralhomewv.com/