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Obituaries - H. Richard BLANSETT

The Rushville Times, December 8, 1999, page 15, column 3
    H. Richard Blansett, 77, of Sciota, died Sunday, Dec. 5, 1999, at his home.
    He was born Oct. 6, 1922, in Chicago to Harold and Mary Moores (Decker) Blansett. He married Leona Hickman on Oct. 25, 1942, in Missouri. She survives.
    Also surviving are two sons, Gary Blansett of Macomb and Wayne (wife Roberta) Blansett of Sciota; one daughter, Mary Ann Elder of Arlington, Texas; eight grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and one brother, Bob Blansett of Macomb.
    He was preceded in death by his parents and one great-grandchild.
    Richard lived in Sciota for 43 years, where he farmed. He was a member of the Sciota Christian Church, Good Hope-Sciota Lions Club and was a Marine Veteran of World War II.
    Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, 1999, at the Clugston-Tibbitts Funeral Home in Macomb with Rev. Tim Platt officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Macomb. Memorials may be made to either the Sciota Christian Church or the McDonough District Hospital Hospice.

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