Tobie Wademan Blankenship Jr.

September 02, 1967 - October 30, 2023

Tobie Wademan Blankenship Jr., of Floyd, passed away Monday, October 30, 2023. He was born September 2, 1967. He was preceded in death by his father Tobie Blankenship Sr.

Tobie Graduated from Virginia Tech with a degree in accounting. In addition to being an accountant he was also a chef, a sailor, an electrician, and a farmer. He was a loving dedicated father and husband. Tobie was also an avid hunter and fisherman, and was a man of many adventures, while also being one of the best story tellers in the world.

He is survived by his wife, Tanya Cook; son, Devin Blankenship; daughter, Tobie C Blankenship; great aunt, Nellie Branscome; cousins, Ray and Betty Blankenship, along with numerous Blankenship cousins.

A Memorial service will be held in the spring of 2024.

Guest book

Sharon schemm

Floyd Virginia
November 06, 2023

I am so very sorry for your loss. This is so sad

Jimmy Vest

November 06, 2023

Saddened by the loss. He was a great guy. Prayers out.

Sharon and Al McDaniel

November 06, 2023

We are so very sorry. Tobie was such a good and special person. Sending hugs and love to you all

Noel Chrisman

Floyd, VA
November 07, 2023

Pars Strata mate.

Janie Spence

November 08, 2023

My sincere sympathy. I knew Tobie for many years. We had great conversations when he came to Meadows of Dan. I will miss Tobie and his produce.

Jane Shaw

November 08, 2023

Sending much love to the family. Our hearts are with you.


November 08, 2023

My sincerest condolences. He was a wonderful and generous person. Sending ❤️

Linda Johnson

November 08, 2023

So sorry for your loss. Peace and love. If you need to talk I'm here for you.

Shannon & Adelle Nichols

November 09, 2023

Our deepest condolences on Tobies passing. The world will be a lesser place without him in it.

Betty Gardner

Floyd Va
November 11, 2023

So sorry for your loss.

Kim Turman

Floyd VA
November 14, 2023

He will be missed by all that knew him, prayers of comfort and peace.

Jason & Susan woods

Cana. Va
November 16, 2023

So saddened over news of Toby, we both really enjoyed his help and companionship at the market. He inspired us to make our business happen. Our condolences. Jason & Susan woods

Perky VanWyk

Floyd, VA
November 17, 2023

I was so surprised and sad to hear of Toby's passing. I always enjoyed him and his family at the market.

Bessie Weber

November 17, 2023

Was shocked to hear of Tobie's passing. Thinking of his vivacious personality and his determination we saw at Floyd Market. Sincere condolences to his family.