In Loving

Charles G. Blanton

June 20, 1956 – July 28, 2021

Charles G. Blanton, 65, of Bumpass, passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at home after a courageous battle with cancer,

Born the youngest son of Alex and Eva Blanton on June 20, 1956, Charles lived his young life in Chesterfield, Virginia.  Charles left home at an early age to pursue a lifelong career in mechanics and marry the love of his life, Sue Blanton.  They resided in Bumpass, Va, with their three children, Danny Bartholomew, William Bartholomew, Jr., and Tammi Blanton.

Charles spent many years enjoying his hobbies of go-kart racing and bass fishing.  He was a self-taught guitar player and enjoyed playing and singing with a group of friends. As Charles spent more time at home, he adored feeding and observing the hummingbirds and caring for his beloved cats.  In addition, Charles was a loving and devoted father and grandfather.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving partner, Betty Blanton; his daughter Tammi Blanton; his sons: Danny Bartholomew (Stephanie) and William Bartholomew, Jr. (Charissa); and his grandchildren, Jacob Shelton, and Danni Brooke Bartholomew. He is also survived by his brothers:  Mickey Blanton (Jean), Raymond Blanton (Joan) and David Blanton (Connie).

Charles was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Ed and James, his sister, Janie, and his first wife, Sue Blanton.

The family will host a celebration of life in his honor on Saturday, August 21, 2021 from 1:00 – 4:00 pm at 1765 Fredericks Hall Road. Bumpass, VA. 23024.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Bumpass Volunteer Fire Department.

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