AUDREY “BO” BLANKENSHIP, 85 of Wayne, W.Va. passed away Friday, December 31, 2021, at 12:14 p.m. following an extended illness. Born March 3, 1936, in Beech Fork, W.Va., to the late Andy and Vesta Blankenship, Bo retired from Artistic Chemical and Service Warehouse in Huntington, as well as being a member of Wolf Pen Church of Christ where he served as a deacon. Also preceding him in death was his first loving wife of 51 years, Lois Johnson Blankenship; brothers Arthur Blankenship, and Toney Blankenship; one son Audrey Lee; and one granddaughter Laureena Runyon.
Survivors include, his wife Ada Watts Blankenship; sons, Eddie (Janet) Blankenship, and Mike (Rhonda) Blankenship; step-sons Chuck (Angie) Watts and Joe (Amy) Watts; granddaughter Dianna Sue (Chad) Evans; grandsons Eric (Jacqueline), David, and Kyle (Ashley); great- grandchildren Colt, Cooper, Madden, Brayden, Brantley, and Gabby; step-grandchildren Jess (Matt) Lafoon, Chelsea (Matt) Hall, Tucker Watts, Hunter Watts, and Jami Lyn Watts; and step-great-grandchildren Addie, Ellie, Gracy, and Gunner.
Also surviving are sisters Maxine, Catherine, Marlene, and Evelyn; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Community Memorial Gardens with Elder Emual Adkins officiating. Everyone welcome. Arrangements entrusted to Johnson Tiller Funeral Home.
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