John Leroy Blanton, age 85 of New Castle, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2022.   Son of the late Herbert & Alice (Mitchell) Blanton, John was a United States Army Veteran with nine years of service.  He was a construction equipment operator. John was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Blanton; a daughter, Jacqueline Blanton; a brother, William Lee Blanton; & a step-daughter, Rachel Palmer.


Survived By:  


Wife:               Deloris Powell of New Castle


Children:         James Herbert Blanton of Pittsburg, CA

Jane Louise Blanton of Reno, NV

Joseph Leroy Blanton of Davenport, NY


Step-Children:  Melissa Gamboa of Campbellsburg

                        Lisa Frazier of Campbellsburg

                        Ida Crenshaw of New Castle


Brothers:         Lynn Herbert Blanton of Archibald, PA

                        Edward Louis Blanton of Davenport, NY

                        Thomas Loren Blanton of Orlando, FL

                        Robert Walter Blanton of Davenport, NY


Sisters:            Elizabeth Luella Doriski of Davenport, NY

                        Margaret Lillian Lincoln of Davenport, NY


Numerous Grandchildren





Memorial Service:   services will be held at a later date in New York.  There will be no visitation or services at Prewitt New Castle Funeral Home. 


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