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Michael Wayne Blanton, age 38, of Stearns, Kentucky, passed away Saturday, January 9, 2016, at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee.


He is preceded in death by a granddaughter Taylor King, grandmother Goldie Mae Grundy and grandfather Earl Grundy


Michael was born in Somerset, Kentucky, on December 30, 1977.  His mother is Shirley Grundy Woods of Pine Knot and father Lonnie Woods

He has a daughter, Heaven Blanton of Parkers Lake,  two sons:  Nathaniel Blanton of Pine Knot and Michael Keaton Blanton of Stearns, a granddaughter, Jaylynn King of Parkers Lake, and four sisters:: Debbie Slaven of Stearns, Sheila Bolin (and Stevie) of Stearns, Beth Phillips (and Greg) of Pine Knot and Teresa Carpenter of Somerset, three very special friends Wesley Heath, Junior Heath, and Jacqueline West, and several nieces and nephews.


Michael worked as a carpenter for Heath Construction.  He enjoyed building houses, playing pool and camping.  He enjoyed the precious time he was able to spend with his granddaughter and family. 


Funeral services: Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Pine Knot Funeral Home with Bro. David Burton officiating.

Burial:  Lower Hickory Grove Cemetery. 

Pallbearers:  Wesley Heath, Jr. Heath, Tyler Coe, James Dick, Stevie Stephens, Jeffery Murphy

Visitation:  Wednesday from 12:00 noon until time for services.

Pine Knot Funeral Home is assisting the family of Michael Blanton with funeral arrangements.

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Praying for the family love and prayers!!

Monica & Adam Phillips Jan 13 2016 12:00 AM

My sincere condolences to the Blanton and Grundy family. I was friends with his mother and her sister.

Shirley (Gregory) King Jan 12 2016 12:00 AM

Our dear brother, it hurts so much knowing your are gone, but we have to know you are in a much greater home, We will forever miss your laughing face, as we try to go on in this awful place, Dear GOD we pray, help us try to make it through this tearful day as we lay our dearest brother away. You will forever hold a place in my heart & until we meet again I truly love you dear brother,  Amen

Sheila Jan 12 2016 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss. May God hold you all, and give you the strength, comfort,and peace, to get thru the coming days. Love and hugs.

Tammy Soard Jan 11 2016 12:00 AM

I love you uncle Mike! We miss & love you dearly. I honestly can't imagine life without you. You may not be here with us..But you will always be in our hearts! Rest in peace! Gone But NOT Forgotten!

Casey Dick Jan 11 2016 12:00 AM

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