Pinehurst, NC
Richard (Dick) James Blankley, 77, died Tuesday January 22, 2013 at his home.
A memorial service will be held on Sunday, January 27 at 2:00 in the afternoon at Our Saviour Lutheran Church with the Rev. Larry Wolff officiating.
Born November 18, 1935 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Elmer and Margaret Foster Blankley. Mr. Blankley was a United States Air Force Veteran, a Design Draftsman, an avid hunter, golfer, and pilot.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Charlotte Fay Blankley of Pinehurst, two daughters, Linda Harriz (Tom) of Greenville, SC and Laurie Longstaffe (Colin) of Melbourne, FL, one son, Dale Richard Blankley (Beth) of Hammonton, NJ, one sister Margaret Elizabeth Sperling (George) of New Hope, PA, and seven grandchildren, Sheena, Christopher, Rachel, Jordan, Mathew, Mychael, and Mikayla. He was predeceased by his granddaughter, Davina Blankley.
Friends are invited to visit with the family following the service in the church fellowship hall.
Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice Foundation, 150 Applecross Road, Pinehurst, NC 28374 or to a charity of your choice.
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  1. We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and our prayers are with you at this time. The Lord will provide the strenght you need to continue your
    journey of grief.
    God’s Peace,
    Staff and Pat Brown, Aftercare Director
    Pines Funerals

  2. Dick fought a good fight to the end. We are truly sorry for your loss but take comfort in the fact that Dick is a better place where there is no more pain or suffering. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time.

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