September 3, 1949 – September 12, 2022
SUNSET – Steven Maxell Blankenship, beloved husband, father, grandfather and trusted friend to many, passed away Sept. 12, 2022 at age 73.
Steven will be honored in a Celebration of Life at the home he shared with his wife Carolle in Sunset.
Steven was born Sept. 3, 1949 in Ft. Bragg, NC. He was an avid marksman with a lifelong passion for auto racing. Steven spent his formative years on the racing circuit which ultimately brought him a coveted championship title. Steven later moved to Texas where he met his beloved wife Carolle and established their blessed life together.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Elizabeth Brown Blankenship.
He is survived by his two extraordinary children, Annie Wheeler and husband Aaron and Billy Blankenship and wife Tish and four beautiful grandchildren, Andrew Jack “AJ”, Hannah Grace, Haley Ann and Cody Aaron.
Arrangements entrusted to Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.