Philip Ariel Blankinship

Blankinship, Philip Ariel

Freeland, Michigan

Philip passed away on July 19, 2022 at the age of 75. He was born on December 4, 1946 to the late Edward and Freda Blankinship in Detroit, Michigan.

Philip was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and Freeland Assembly of God Church. He enjoyed music, playing the organ, being a clown for kids' church activities and in his younger years jogging and riding his bike. He proudly began serving in the Navy in 1966 and continued to serve for four years after. He enjoyed working at the VA hospital where he was a janitor.

Philip is survived by his wife, Kathy Blankinship, his son, Michael Blankinship, his daughter and son-in-law, Elizabeth and Scott Terrian, his grandchildren, Alexis, Hannah, and Jeffrey Terrian. He is also survived by his sister in-laws, Dixie, Lori (John), Julie (Bryan), Karen (Charlie), and many nieces and nephews. 

Philip was predeceased by his brother, Edward Wilson, brother-in-law and best friend, Richard Losee, and father-in-law, Harold Losee.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 11:00 AM at Freeland Assembly of God located at 284 East Washington Road Freeland, Michigan 48623 with Pastor Tom Wirtz officiating. To sign online guestbook, visit www.cremationsocietymidmi.com Arrangements made with Cremation Society of Mid-Michigan.