Clifford James Blankenship, 71, of Texas City passed away Thursday, October 11, 2018 at his residence.
Funeral services will be held 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2018 at Houston National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m., Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at Emken-Linton Funeral Home in Texas City.
Clifford was born September 24, 1947 in Smithville, Texas. He was a graduate of Texas City High School Class of 1966. He was a Charter member of St. John’s United Methodist Church. Clifford served two tours in Vietnam with the US Navy on the USS Canberra.
Survivors include parents, James and Dorothy Blankenship; sons, Troy James Blankenship and wife Stacy, and Bradley Daniel Blankenship; grandchildren, Tyler James Blankenship, Trevor Daniel Blankenship and Sage Marie Blankenship, other relatives and friends.
All that knew you - loved you and enjoyed your fun spirit! May God Bless your family and your many friends. Prayers now and always!
Rest in peace my friend, Nancy
Nancy Thiry FowlerAlvin, TX
Rest in Peace fellow classmate.
Christine MangumTexas City, TX
Knew Cliff from HS. Fair winds and calm seas Sailor.
Carl FeltnerPO Box 236, Tom Bean, 75489, TX