Clive Daryl Blankenship went to the Lord on Dec 19, 2012. He was a Crestline resident for 38 years and ten years a volunteer fireman for the Crest Forest Fire Department. He leaves behind his loving wife of 56 years, Mary Blankenship, children Mark Blankenship (Shelly), Laura Stehmeier (Russell), Stacia Dennis (John-Deceased), and Paul Blankenship. Grandchildren Brian (Jennifer), Jason (Morgan) and Kirsten Stehmeier, Johnny and Dalton Dennis, Spencer and Lauren Blankenship, Sarah D'Attilio (Jeremiah), two great grandchildren Mason and Madison Stehmeier.
Clive was an electrician for 30 years, member of Mountain Fun Runners, loved working on cars, ushered at St. Francis Catholic Church. He loved his family, enjoyed camping and visiting Idaho. He also served his country in the Navy during the Korean War. His motto in life was "I did it my way!"
Services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan 3rd at St Francis Catholic Church in Crestline.