Phillip "Smokey" Morris Blankman

November 4, 1944July 7, 2018

Phillip Morris Blankman, age 73, of LaVista, Nebraska passed away on Saturday July 7, 2018. Phillip was born November 4, 1944 to Robert and Joyce Blankman. Phillip is survived by his wife Frankie Blankman: sons, Scott Blankman and wife Rebecca, Mike Blankman and fiancée Tammy Hoover: sister, Wanita “PeeWee” Bednarz: brother, Richard Blankman and wife Penny: 7 grandchildren: one great-grandchild: many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Visitation for Phillip will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM at Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 2:00 PM at Westlawn-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 5701 Center St, Omaha, Nebraska 68106. Burial will follow immediately after the chapel service at Westlawn-Hillcrest Memorial Park.


  • Killian Blankman, Active
  • Damian Blankman, Active
  • Jaydn Hoover, Active
  • Michael Rosiere, Active
  • Jacob Blankman, Active
  • Marissa Blankman, Active
  • Malory Delaney, Active


  • Visitation Tuesday, July 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Interment Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Phillip "Smokey" Morris Blankman

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Marianne Weidner

July 10, 2018

I'm so sorry for your loss....Smokey will always be remembered as a caring grandpa....I will always remember him as one of the luckiest guys I ever met....thinking back to the fantastic jackpot win at Samstown in Las Vegas....what a thrill...I'm sorry I can't make it to the funeral...I'm still recovering from a hip thoughts and prayers are with you.

W Williams

July 9, 2018

I am so sorry for your family’s loss. It is my hope that Jehovah will remember Phillip Blankman and in the near future allow him to enjoy a new life on earth; where there will be no more pain, sorrow, and suffering.