David Lloyd Blankenship, age 63, passed away on Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, at his home in Ardmore. Private services will be arranged at a later day. Cremation services under the direction of Griffin~Hillcrest of Ardmore.
David was born on Aug. 15, 1955, to James Freeman and Irmadene (Mapp) Blankenship at Ardmore. Following graduation from Plainview High School in 1974 he enlisted in the United States Army. He served for three years as a Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and was stationed in Lawton and Hawaii for most of that time. David was honorably discharged as a Spec 4 in 1977.  He worked as a diesel mechanic for 17 years working for various diesel shops. He worked for Clem Jones Diesel Services and Rick Carrell Ardmore Trailer driving over the road as well as a mechanic.  
He was preceded in death by his parents.
David is survived by his brother, Daniel Lynn Blankenship, of Ardmore.
Condolences may be left at www.griffinhillcrest.com.