Joshua Robert Blanton

September 4, 1978 - January 21, 2020

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Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:00 PM Skillman, McDonald & Vernon Funeral Home


Saturday, January 25, 2020 from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM at Skillman, McDonald & Verno

Joshua R. "Josh" Blanton, 40 of Mechanicsburg, Ohio passed away.

He was born September 4, 1978 in Fort Ord, CA. Josh was a 1997 graduate of Mechanicsburg High School.

He is survived by his parents, James A. and Mary E. (Arthur) Blanton; his daughters, Keirsten and Maron Blanton; his siblings, Melissa Linton, Jeremy (Heidi) Blanton and Brandon (Sarah) Blanton; his nieces, Harley Linton, Lydia, Lucy and Emma Blanton.

He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Robert and Helen Arthur and Buell and Hazel Blanton, uncles, Mike, John, Jerry, Chris and Tom Arthur and his aunt, Carol Blanton.

A memorial service for family and close family friends will be held at 12:00 noon Saturday, January 25, 2020 in the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, Mechanicsburg with Pastor Chris Livingston officiating. A time for visiting will be held from 11-12 noon prior.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the SKILLMAN, MCDONALD & VERNON Funeral Home, 257 W. Main St., Mechanicsburg, Ohio 43078.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.vernonfh.com.


Sugar - Jan 29, 2020
Rip Josh. GBNF
Linda Moore - Jan 25, 2020
Prayers for those he left behind. May you find comfort and peace of mind in your memories. Rest in peace, Josh.
Linda Moore - Jan 25, 2020
Prayers for those he left behind. May you find comfort and peace of mind in your memories. Rest in peace, Josh.
Debbie Moore - Jan 25, 2020
My thoughts and prayers to the Blanton & Arthur families. So sorry for your loss.
Roy and Jenny Standley - Jan 25, 2020
Dear Blanton family, so sorry to hear about Josh. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Marty Tayloe - Jan 24, 2020
Jeremy, I am so sorry to hear about your brother. If there is anything I can do please let me know. Prayers for you and your family. Marty
Tim Moore - Jan 24, 2020
Mary , Jim and Family, Kim and I are sorry to hear of your families loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Deborah & Robert Aranda - Jan 24, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers our with the family may God see you threw the days ahead we were very sad to hear about Josh 🙁
Cindy (Cordle) Minix - Jan 24, 2020
My heart goes out to the family. I know words cannot begin to ease your pain. Sending prayers for strength,comfort and healing during your loss.
Rob and tami henry - Jan 24, 2020
Prayers and thinking of family during this time.

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