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Wayne Edward Blanton

November 26, 1939 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

Wayne Blanton Obituary

     Wayne Edward Blanton, age 83, passed away peacefully at NorthChase Nursing Facility in Wilmington, NC on Monday, January 16, 2023. He  was born on November 26, 1939,  a native of Pender County who grew up in a little community known as Watha, NC. Wayne was the son of the late Ernest and Lacy Blanton. He was proceeded in death by his wife, Virginia;  daughter, Brenda Arlene Blanton; three brothers, Roy, Jimmy, and Steve Blanton; and two sisters Mary Hardin and Rachael Croom.

     Wayne was a generous man who helped many people that he came in contact with. He was an excellent carpenter by trade who loved and supported his family. Wayne was a man who lived by the motto, "If you can’t say something nice, stay silent". Wayne was a man who loved his family and will be greatly missed.

     Wayne is survived by his three children, daughter, Debbie Blanton, sons John Blanton, and Barry Blanton and his wife, Lisa; four grandchildren, Kevin Blanton, Tony Murray and wife, Samantha, Brandon Blanton, and Michael Blanton; eight greatgrandchildren; one great greatgrandchild; sister, Faye Rivenbark; brother, Carson Blanton; and many extended family and friends.

     Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, January 26, 2023 at Riverview Memorial Park with The Rev. David Knowles conducting the service. Everyone is welcome to come.

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Graveside Service
January 26, 2023

11:00 AM
Riverview Memorial Park
9332 US Hwy 117
Watha/Willard, NC 28478


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