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.