Funeral: 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 25, 2008 at Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel
Visitation: 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday, October 23, 9:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday, October 24 at Jones-Preston Funeral Home
Burial: Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, KY.
Arnold Blanton, age 83, of Hager Hill, passed away Wednesday evening at Highland Regional Medical Center.
Arnold was born March 3, 1925 in Johnson County, the son of the late Jack and Allie Fairchild Blanton. He was preceded in death by two wives, Eunice Horn Blanton and Patricia Lou Perrone Blanton.
Arnold is survived by one son, Jackie Blanton of Paintsville, KY; and one daughter, Amy and Chris John Barns of Frankfort, KY; three granddaughters and one great-grandson.
Arnold was a Proud World War II Navy Veteran. After returning to Kentucky he began his career in Retail Management and had 18 years of service at Wal-Mart.
Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Saturday, October 25, 2008 in the Jones-Preston Funeral Home Chapel with Michael Tackett officiating. Burial will follow in the Highland Memorial Park, Staffordsville, KY. Friends may call from 6:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday, October 23, 9:00 A.M. until 9:00 P.M. Friday, October 24, and until time of service on Saturday.