Owen Blanton, 76, of Connersville, passed away Wednesday morning, March 14, 2018, at Premier Healthcare of Connersville.
The only son of Wiley and Zelma Harrison Blanton, Owen was born on September 14, 1941, in Waneta, Jackson County, Kentucky.
On June 11, 1966, he married the former Mary Linda Pavy in Perry County, Kentucky. Mrs. Blanton passed away on December 14, 2016.
For many years, Owen worked at and retired from Ford-Visteon. He attended Calvary Baptist Church in Connersville. An avid musician, Owen enjoyed playing many different musical instruments.
Survivors include a daughter, Dena Loo and husband, Mikhael, of Knoxville, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Mikayla, Dakota, Zion, Jordan and Korinth Loo; eight sisters, Sharlet Miller of Glenwood, Indiana, Mildred Key and husband, Don of Spencer, Indiana, Phyllis Martinez and husband, Robert of Richmond, Indiana, Virginia Wilson of Connersville, Ruby Miller of Connersville, Imogene McFarland and husband, Luther of Connersville, Effie McIntyre and husband, Robert of Connersville, and Susie Rose of Connersville.
Owen was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of over fifty years, Mary Blanton.
Family and friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, March 19, 2018, at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home. Reverend Kim McHale will officiate. Burial will follow in Riverside Cemetery, Cambridge City.
Online condolences can be made anytime at millermosterrobbins.com.