Dowell W. Blankenship, 83, Neosho, MO passed away December 10, 2018 at Medical Lodge of Neosho after a long illness.
Dowell Wayne Blankenship was born May 27, 1935 in Neosho, MO the son of Robert and Clara Ellen (Wilson) Blankenship. Dowell worked as a farmer until he retired. He was a member of the Church of Christ.
Dowell Wayne Blankenship married Donna Brown July 4, 1969 in Seneca, MO and she survives.
Additional survivors include one son, Randy Blankenship, Joplin; one daughter, Ange E. Blankenship, Neosho and five grandchildren.
Dowell was preceded in death by his parents, one sister, Velda Roberta Blankenship and one brother Bobby Blankenship.
The body has been taken for cremation under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca.
The family will be holding a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date.