Edward D. Blanchard, age 74 of Eddyville, KY died Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Baptist Health in Paducah, KY. He was born in Ohio County, the son of the late Perry Blanchard and the late Ilene Clark Blanchard. He was a retired Senior Chief Petty Officer in the United States Navy; having served for twenty-seven years.
He is survived by his sons: Michael Blanchard, Dennis Blanchard of Princeton, Jason Blanchard, and Daniel Blanchard; his daughter: Yolande Blanchard; his brothers: Lake Blanchard (Susan) of North Carolina and Charlie Blanchard also of North Carolina; his sisters: Mary King (Wayne) of Tulsa, OK and Linda Doty of Fairfield, IL; and three grandchildren: Khristopher Blanchard, Jessica Blanchard, both of Sturgeon Bay, WI, and Emma Blanchard of Princeton, KY.
There is no scheduled visitation. An inurnment will take place Friday, June 16, 2017 at 1:00 pm in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West in Hopkinsville, KY. Keeling & Goodman Funeral Home in Paducah is in charge of the arrangements.