Graveside services for Robert “Bob” Henry Blanchard, a Stonewall resident, were held Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Byrd’s Prairie Cemetery in Tupelo, OK with Mr. Wendell Ingram officiating. Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Blanchard was born June 14, 1974 to Henry Elmer and Brenda Gale (Newson) Blanchard at Ada, OK and passed away May 9, 2020 at Stonewall, OK at the age of 45 years, 10 months and 25 days. He attended Tupelo School, graduating in 1992. Bob received a degree in business from East Central University in Ada and owned/operated Blanchard Oil Co. He was a farmer and rancher most of his life. Bob was a member of the Tupelo Church of Christ and the Ada Elks Lodge. He enjoyed having fun with loved ones, listening to old country music like Merle Haggard and George Jones and running/operating Blanchard Oil Co. Bob was a man that helped out his fellow neighbors or anyone in need.
Survivors include a son that he never had, Kolton Parker of Tupelo; niece, Amanda Blanchard; aunt, Peggy Blanchard; brother, Mark Blanchard and wife Penny of Tupelo; along with many dear loved family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents and uncle John Blanchard.
Casketbearers were Bert Miller, Larame Adams, David Robertson, Jack Sanders, Kolton Parker, Timmy Stinnett, and Charles Hudson.
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