Obituary of Jeremy Blankenship

Jeremy Michael Blankenship, age 44, resident of Ft. Scott, KS, died Thursday, June 16, 2022, at his home.  He was born October 28, 1977, in Ft. Scott, the son of Kregg and Mary Rogers Blankenship.  He graduated from FSHS with the class of 1995.  Jeremy worked as a freelance writer.  He enjoyed music, art, online gaming, and doing online research.  He was a passionate secular humanist.  He will be greatly missed.


Survivors include his fiancée Beth Parker of the home; his parents Kregg and Mary Blankenship, Ft. Scott; 2 sons, Damion Blankenship, and wife Valorie, Ft. Scott, and Conner Parker and Alyssa Martin, Ft. Scott; a daughter, Marra Parker and fiancée Gabe Holt, Ft. Scott; a brother, Mark Blankenship and Jenna Cuthbertson, Pittsburg, KS; 2 sisters, Lori Smith and husband Jessie, Ft. Scott, and Michelle Heaton and husband Charles, Ft. Scott; 3 grandchildren, Adrionna , Colton, and Mazikeen Blankenship; special nephew Alex Heaton; nieces Samatha, Sarah, and Shenna; numerous great and great-great nieces and nephews; and his best friend who was always by his side, “Yuffie”.


David Weber will conduct memorial services at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 22nd, at the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Graveside service will follow in St. Michael’s Cemetery, Fulton, KS.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 until 11:00 AM prior to the service.

Memorials are suggested to Ft. Scott Paws and Claws and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, PO Box 347, 201 S. Main St., Ft. Scott, KS 66701.  Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at

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  1. Dear Kregg and family, so sorry to read this about your son. He sounds like a great guy! Sending prayers of comfort for Jeremy’s family. Jeremy looks like your sweet dad, Mike.

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