Oscar Donald Blanton
Nov. 24, 1939 – May 15, 2019
Comyn- Funeral services for Oscar Donald (Don) Blanton, of Sargent, Texas, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on May 25, 2019 at Comyn Baptist Church, with Pastor Ray Seckinger officiating. Burial will follow in Comyn Baptist Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. prior to services.
He was born in Dublin, Texas on November 24, 1939. He married Carolyn Barnes on May 14, 1967 in Comyn, Texas. Together they enjoyed 50 wonderful years. They had four daughters.
Don worked for Farmers Milling Feed Company for over 35 years, in Stephenville, Texas. Don was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He enjoyed being with his family, fishing, bowling and enjoyed joking around. They raised their family in Stephenville, Texas until they moved to Sargent, Texas in 2009.
Don is preceded in death by his wife Carolyn Barnes Blanton, his parents, Dewey and Agnes Blanton, two daughters; Diane Blanton and Lisa Blanton Fleitman, brother, Malcolm Blanton and sister, Betty King.
He is survived by his two daughters; Jan Blanton Murphy and husband David of Sargent, Texas and Diana Blanton Carroll and husband Tom of Boerne, Texas, one granddaughter; Tiffany Murphy; six grandsons; Scott Murphy, Quentin and Collin Peacock, Logan, Andrew and Jackson Carroll, one sister, Charlotte Tucker of Honea Path, South Carolina. His presence in our lives will be dearly missed.
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