Rodger Blanton

North Vernon

Rodger Dale ”R.D.” Blanton, 68, of North Vernon, died at 9:50 p.m. Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, at Brown County Health & Living Community.

Survivors include his wife, Ann M. Owens Blanton; a daughter, Jenny M. (Ray) Patterson of North Vernon; a son, Rodger Dale Blanton Jr. of Colonial Heights, Virginia; sisters, Barbara Pokorzynski of Indianapolis, Elsie (Harold) Goins of Bluefield, West Virginia, Shirley Proctor of North Vernon, Dianna Blanton and Myrtle Pittman, both of Greensburg; brothers, Kenneth (Carolyn) Blanton and Clarence Edward (Jennifer) Blanton, both of Greensburg; and three grandsons.

A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Thursday at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home in Westport with calling from 3 p.m. until service time. Burial will be at Indiana Veterans Cemetery in Madison.

Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the family to assist with funeral expenses.