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Billy Blanton: Carrollton, Va.

1935 – 2019

     Billy Blanton of Carrollton, Virginia, born May 25, 1935 in Loris, and raised in Horry County, died Monday, Jan. 21, in his home. He was 83.

     He was the son of the late Sammy and Matha Blanton.

     He is survived by his wife, Faye Blanton; two daughters, Debbie Cratch and husband Samuel and Ranee Blanton-Clifford and husband Mark; sister-in-law Judy McPherson, who he treated like a daughter; two brothers, Jack Blanton and J.P. Blanton; and one sister, Matha Causey.

     He will always be remembered for the compassion, kindness and generosity he showed to those who’s paths he crossed.

     In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, two sisters, and a son-in-law Keith Bales.

     A graveside service was planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, in Patterson Cemetery, Loris.

     A guest register is available here.