Donald A. Blankenship

Deceased: 20 October 2022

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Donald A. Blankenship

Donald A. Blankenship, 80, of Soddy-Daisy, TN passed away Thursday, October 20, 2022 at his home.

He was retired from Saudi-Aramco where he worked as an Electrical Engineer and was a U. S. Navy Veteran. He was a member of Dallas Bay Baptist Church and his passions in life were gardening and spending time with his family.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents, Stuart and Annie Blankenship and a brother, Larry W. Blankenship.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Nelda Simmons Blankenship, son, Todd (Amy) Blankenship, daughter, Amy (Michael) Beard, brother, Stuart Blankenship, Jr. and five grandchildren, Connor Beard, Vance Blankenship, Macy Beard, Magnolia Blankenship and Herbert Blankenship, four nephews and many extended family and friends.

Graveside Services will be held on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. in the Chattanooga National Cemetery with Rev. Ken Young officiating.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 25, 2022 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy-Daisy, TN (423) 843-2525. Share your memories, stories, and photos at

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