Willie Blanton, Jr

June 22, 1934 ~ June 11, 2022 (age 87)


Mr. Willie Blanton Jr. was born on June 22, 1934 in Tupelo, Mississippi to Wilma Lemton and Willie  Blanton Sr.


Willie Blanton Jr. met and married the love of his life, Ethel Lee Blanton, where they resided in  Zellwood, Florida having eight children.

He was preceded in death by his Loving Wife: Ethel Lee Blanton; Sons: Lawrence Nevins and Dave L. Blanton; Daughter: Mary Ethel Blanton; Grandsons: Dave Blanton Jr., Bradley Blanton; Sisters: Wilma Blanton & Martha Blanton; Brothers: Jerry Blanton, Louis Blanton, Freddie Lee Blanton and Robert Blanton


Willie Blanton Jr. leaves to cherish his loving memories to his Daughters: Shirley Blanton of  Zellwood, Florida, Shelene Blanton of Orlando, Florida; Sons: Paul Knight of Orlando, Florida, Willie Knight of Jacksonville, Florida, Derrick Blanton (Mina) of Mt. Dora, Florida; Sister: Rose Washington of  Chicago, Illinois; Godson: Ronald Lockhart of   Zellwood, Florida.; Goddaughter: Minnie Fulks of Palm Beach, Florida; Sister-in-law: Barbara Inmon of Apopka, Florida; Brother-in-law: Robert Nevins (Teresa) of Apopka, Florida; Grand Children, Great Grand Children, Nieces, Nephews, and a host of other loving family and friends who will miss him dearly.


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Funeral Service
June 25, 2022

1:00 PM
Living Word Faith Community Church
6600 Willow Street
Zellwood, FL 32798

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