Tyler Scott Blankenship of Huntington

Tyler Scott Blankenship, 12, of Huntington, WV, passed away Monday, September 3, 2012 at his residence. Funeral services will be conducted 3:30 pm Saturday, September 8, 2012 at Morris Funeral Home Chapel by Brother Joe Stowers. Burial will follow at Blankenship Cemetery, Wayne, WV. He was born September 27, 1999 in Huntington, a son of Dennis Blankenship (Michele), James Larry Staley (Andrea Harmon) and mother Angela Dawn Wilson Leedy and husband, Frederick. Tyler attended Buffalo Middle School and was also a student at Buckeye Boxing. He was an avid WVU Mountaineer Fan. His great-grandfather, Floyd Blankenship preceded him in death. Additional survivors include his sister, Lexi Dawn Staley; two step-sisters, Jasmyn Phillips and Ashah Brenwalt; four step-brothers, Derrick Leedy, Shane Leedy, Jonathan Leedy and Zach Brenwalt; his grandparents, Steve and Deborah Bell of Huntington, WV, Dennis and Tammy Blankenship of Wayne, WV, Charles Staley of East Lynn, WV, Toni Osburn of Wayne, WV;a special friend, Nick Blankenship; and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Friday at Morris Funeral Home, Wayne, WV.