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Joshia Perdee "J.P." Blanton

February 12, 1931 August 4, 2019
Joshia Perdee "J.P." Blanton
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Obituary for Joshia Perdee "J.P." Blanton

Loris, South Carolina
Mr. Joshia Perdee “J.P.” Blanton, age 88, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at McLeod Loris Hospital. Mr. Blanton was born on February 12, 1931 in Loris, SC, to the late Samuel Overson Blanton and the late Matha Skipper Blanton. Mr. Blanton served his country with honor and courage during the Korean Conflict in the U.S. Army. He went on to work as the owner and operator of J.P. and Son Garage from 1973 to 1993, and ran his own sawmill for the past 20 years. Mr. Blanton was a longtime active member of Live Oak Baptist Church and will be greatly missed by his family and many friends.

Survivors include his son, Arana Blanton and wife, Joyce of Loris, SC; two daughters, Jean Fowler and husband, Roger D. and Lois Inman and husband, Dean all of Loris, SC; one brother, Jack Blanton of Loris, SC; one sister, Matha Lee Causey of Loris, SC;four grandchildren, Jessica Akins, Kinoth Joshua Fowler, Julie Harrell and husband, Brad, and Angela Inman; four great-grandchildren, Scotty Harrell, Drake Fowler, Lexi Akins, and Teagan Perritt; and special friend, Loraine Stroud of Loris, SC.

Mr. Blanton was predeceased by his wife, Myrtle Mincey Blanton; his four brothers, Mack Edison Blanton, Bill Blanton, Joe Blanton, and Hubert Blanton; two sisters, Mary Lou Blanton and Louise Doyle; two half- brothers, Leroy Sarvis and Cliff Sarvis.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 1:30 PM until time of service at 3:00 PM at Hardwick Memorial Chapel with Rev. Alvin Jackson officiating. Committal services will follow at Pleasant Meadow Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Live Oak Baptist Church, c/o Mrs. Wanda Hodge, 1580 Hwy 45, Loris, SC 29569. Please sign Mr. Blanton’s online guestbook at hardwickfuneralhome.com or call Hardwick Funeral Home at 843-756-7001 for further information.


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Visitation

Wednesday

7

Aug

1:30 PM 8/7/2019 1:30:00 PM - 3:00 PM 8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM
Hardwick Funeral Home

4831 Main Street
P.O. Box 308
Loris, SC 29569

Hardwick Funeral Home
4831 Main Street Loris 29569 SC
United States

Service

Wednesday

7

Aug

3:00 PM 8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM
Hardwick Memorial Chapel

4831 Main Street
P.O. Box 308
Loris, SC 29569

Hardwick Memorial Chapel
4831 Main Street Loris 29569 SC
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Pleasant Meadow Cemetery Final Resting Place

937 Green Sea Road South
Loris, SC 29569

937 Green Sea Road South Loris 29569 SC
United States
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