Elijah Blanding

June 19, 1946 ~ July 31, 2022 (age 76)


Elijah Blanding was born June 19, 1946 to Rebecca Blanding and Murray Bronson in Sumter, South Carolina.

Elijah was united in Holy Matrimony to Daisy Blanding for 27 years. He retired from Gold Kiss as a Processor. Elijah loved taking walks and seeing sights. He attended Gethsemane Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon.

Elijah Blanding went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 31, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Rebecca Blanding and Murray Bronson; and his siblings, Murray Blanding, Dorothy Moon. Luicius Blanding, Mamie Lee Matthews, his twin Liza Blanding, Dallas Bronson and Winnie Washington.

Elijah leaves to cherish his memories, his wife, Daisy Blanding; children, Elijah Lorenzo Blanding and Camelia Starke (Antone); grandchildren, Marquelle Robinson (Brittany), Ashlee Cox (Jaymieon), Jaymie Robinson, Rodneshia Robinson, and Karen Spann-Green (Harold); a host of great grandchildren; siblings, Richard Blanding, Earl Bronson and Rose Julius; special niece, Thelma Dickerson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.

Sarah L. Carter's Funeral Home Southside is serving the Family.

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August 10, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Southside Chapel of Sarah L. Carter's
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Celebration of Life
August 10, 2022

11:00 AM
Mary Rose Chapel
2212 Emerson Street
Jacksonville, FL 32207

Interment Following Service
August 10, 2022

Restlawn Cemeteries North
2600 Ribault Scenic Drive
Jacksonville, Florida 32208

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