DELPHOS, Ohio — Ernest Blanton, 82, of Delphos, died April 6, 2019, at Vancrest Healthcare Center.

He was born on April 27, 1936, in Kentucky, to Erving and Ada (Gibson) Blanton; they both preceded him in death.

Survivors include:

Twin daughters

Sisters — Lillie Hoard of Breckinridge, Michigan, Maxine McAnney of Riverdale, Michigan, and Pauline (John) Jimenz of Bridgeport, Michigan

Sister-in-law — Angela Olge

He had served in the Marines.

Private services and burial will be at a later date.

Arrangements are with Harter and Schier Funeral Home.

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