Kerry Brent Blanton

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Kerry Brent Blanton, 56, of Shelbyville, passed away Thursday, March 20, 2014.

A Celebration of Life Service was held Saturday, March 22, at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel, with Reverend Dan Reed officiating.

Mr. Blanton was born Jan. 1, 1958, in Murfreesboro, to Mary Evelyn Pope Blanton of Shelbyville and the late James William Blanton. He was retired as grounds superintendent for a golf course. Kerry had been inducted into the Martin College Hall of Fame for golf. Growing up, he loved baseball, and his favorite hobbies were fishing, golf, and the beach.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by the loves of his life: three daughters, Anna Grace Blanton, Allyson Faith Blanton, and Jenna Hope Blanton; two sisters, Karen Sue (Charles) McDonald and Kim (Randy) Vernon; three stepchildren, Sara (Channing) Harris, Lindsey Schoenberger, and Taylor Schoenberger; and significant other, Christy Davis.

Memorials may be made to a fund set up for his children at Peoples Bank of Bedford County.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel assisted the family with the arrangements.