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Malcolm G. 'Gary' Blanchard

1936-2017

Published: June 16, 2017 4:00 AM

Malcolm G. 'Gary' Blanchard, 81, of Kent, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

He was born May 1, 1936 in Cadiz, to Noah and Martha (Strother) Blanchard. He was a member of the Ravenna Avenue Church of God. Malcolm retired from Chrysler after 44 years of service.

Malcolm G. 'Gary' Blanchard

He is survived by daughter, Rayetta Willis of Sacramento, CA; son, Kevin Wayne Blanchard of Fullerton, CA; grandchildren, Porscha (White) Barclay of Sacramento, CA, Cameron Willis of New York, NY and Adrian Blanchard of Fullerton, CA; brother, Dwayne Blanchard of Columbus; sisters, Sylvia Blanchard and Esther Wallace both of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary (O'Neil) Blanchard; brothers, Noah, Gregory and Marvin Blanchard; sisters, Linda Blanchard and Sue Christian.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, June 22 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Derrick Kendrick officiating, where calling hours will be held from 11 AM until the time of service. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.

(Bissler & Sons Funeral Home RC 6-16-17)


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