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In Memory of

Donald Wayne Blanks

February 3, 1951 - May 16, 2017

Obituary


Donald Wayne "D.W." Blanks passed away in a local hospital on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the age of 66. Donald was a graduate of Hixson High and was an engineer for the Southern Railroad for 32 years. He enjoyed doing volunteer work at the Community Kitchen, riding his motorcycle, playing golf and bowling. He was preceded in death by his parents Coy and Mary Blanks and his beloved wife, Joanne Blanks. He is survived by his children Corey (Cindy) Blanks, Crystal (Kristie) Blanks, Pete (Mary) Blanks, Jimmy Blanks, and his brother Dennis (Vickie) Blanks...

Donald Wayne "D.W." Blanks passed away in a local hospital on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at the age of 66. Donald was a graduate of Hixson High and was an engineer for the Southern Railroad for 32 years. He enjoyed doing volunteer work at the Community Kitchen, riding his motorcycle, playing golf and bowling. He was preceded in death by his parents Coy and Mary Blanks and his beloved wife, Joanne Blanks. He is survived by his children Corey (Cindy) Blanks, Crystal (Kristie) Blanks, Pete (Mary) Blanks, Jimmy Blanks, and his brother Dennis (Vickie) Blanks and several grandchildren, nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Community Kitchen. A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 from 11 am to 12 noon with a brief service afterward at Chapel of Devotion at Hamilton Memorial Gardens followed by Don's final motorcycle ride led by his motorcycle family. Arrangements are held by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory and Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN 37343.