Bert Blankenship

September 11, 1924February 3, 2019

Bert was born September 11, 1924 in Tupelo. Oklahoma to Charles and Lillian Blankenship. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and piddling around in his garden. He loved traveling with his wife Bobbye and a group of friends. He was an avid OU fan who loved watching any and all sports. In his younger days he enjoyed traveling with the rodeo. His family was the most important thing to him. He will be greatly missed.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a son Denis Blankenship, along with seven brothers and sisters.

He is survived by his wife Bobbye, his children Berta Jo Proctor and husband Doug, Butch Blankenship and wife Diana, Twyla Moore and husband Mike, and Arlena Buck and husband Richard. One sister Nora Witt. Sixteen grandchildren and twenty nine great- grandchildren along with many loving family members and friends.


  • Bobbye Blankenship, Wife
  • Berta Jo Proctor, Daughter
  • Doug Proctor, Son-in-law
  • Butch Blankenship, Son
  • Diana Blankenship, Daughter-in-law
  • Twyla Moore, Daughter
  • Mike Moore, Son-in-law
  • Arlena Buck, Daughter
  • Richard Buck, Son-in-law
  • Nora Witt, Sister
  • 16 Grandchildren
    29 Great-Grandchildren
    Along with Many Loving Family Members and Friends


  • Visitation Tuesday, February 5, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Bert Blankenship

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Deanah Fullmer

February 6, 2019

Pawpaw, your love for us will never be forgotten!! Now you get to watch over us from above and never miss anything!! We love you!!

Casey Rogers

February 5, 2019

I’m going to miss you so much papaw! I will always cherish the memories I have of you.