In the heart of LaGrange, Georgia, a vibrant and beloved member of the community, Lucas Michael Blanton, passed away on July 5, 2023, leaving behind a profound impact on those who had the privilege of knowing him. This article is a tribute to Lucas, celebrating his spirit, his relationships, and the lasting imprint he left on numerous lives.
Who is Lucas Blanton?
Lucas Blanton was born on February 3, 1997, in Columbus, Georgia. From an early age, he possessed a radiant personality and warmth that drew people towards him. Growing up in a loving and supportive environment, Lucas developed a strong sense of compassion and an innate ability to connect with others.
Bringing joy into people’s lives seemed to come naturally to Lucas. His infectious laughter and quick wit effortlessly lit up any room he entered. Making friends came easily to him, and his genuine care and concern for others endeared him to everyone he met. Simply being in Lucas’s presence was enough to bring smiles and laughter to those around him.
Lucas was blessed with a loving and close-knit family. He is survived by his mother, Ginger Harman Blanton, his father, David Michael Blanton, and his two brothers, Harman Blanton and Alex Blanton. Their bond was unbreakable, and they shared countless cherished memories together.
Moreover, Lucas eagerly anticipated becoming an uncle, as his brother Whit Blanton and his wife were expecting a child in August 2023. He treasured his role as an older brother and was known for his unwavering support and guidance.
Lucas’s desire to make a positive impact extended beyond his personal relationships. He dedicated his professional life to Senior Select Insurance Group, working as an Independent Insurance Contractor. Through his work, Lucas assisted numerous individuals and families in securing their financial well-being. His caring nature and commitment to helping others shone through in every interaction.
Lucas Blanton Obituary and Funeral Service
A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at First Baptist Church on the Square. This special gathering honored the memory of Lucas Blanton and commemorated the lasting impact he had on the lives of those around him. Dr. Paul Baxter and Rev. Paul Blair led the service, providing comfort and support to family, friends, and the community as they remembered Lucas’s remarkable life.
Following the service, Lucas was laid to rest in Restlawn Memory Gardens, where he will find eternal peace.
The untimely departure of Lucas Michael Blanton has left a void in the hearts of all who knew him. His radiant smile, infectious laughter, and genuine care for others will forever be cherished. Through his compassion and joyful presence, Lucas brought happiness and warmth to every life he touched. Though his physical presence may be gone, his spirit will live on in the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to have known him.
Lucas Blanton Family
Lucas is survived by his mother, Ginger Harman Blanton; father, David Michael Blanton; brothers, Harman Blanton (Julia) and Alex Blanton (Blake); nieces and nephew, Chambliss Blanton, Charlotte Blanton, Shepherd Blanton, and Whit Blanton (due in August 2023); a very special friend, Kaitlyn Garrett; numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins; and his German Shepherd dog, Kaiser.
A Celebration of Life service was held on Saturday, July 8, 2023, at First Baptist Church on the Square, officiated by Dr. Paul Baxter and Rev. Paul Blair. Burial followed in Restlawn Memory Gardens. Family and friends gathered from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church on the Square.
Those who wished to share a condolence or remembrance with the family could do so by visiting www.shlagrange.com.
You can read some condolences for Lucas Blanton below;
I am so, so sorry to hear this news. Lucas will always hold a special place in my heart! Saying so many prayers for y’all; Ginger, David & family, during this difficult time🙏🏻
Wayne and Mary Clark
David, It is with unbelievable sadness that we send you all this note. There are just no words to tell you how sorry we are. We will continue to keep Ginger, Harmon, Alex, you and extended family in our hearts and prayers. We are unable to be with you tomorrow but we are with you spiritually. May God grant Lucas eternal peace.
With all our love,
Mary Ella and Wayne Clark
I am so sorry to hear this news Ginger. I will continue to pray for you and your family as well as your extended family. May God grant you a peace and understanding that only He can.
Lucas was one of my best friends during my time in Athens, and I have countless memories with him that I will always keep close. I was so sad to hear the news, but I do think that Lucas is in a better place with our Lord. Lucas was a great friend and never met a stranger, and I am blessed that I was able to spend a few years of my life with him. I hope that you all find comfort and peace during this time, and have you all in my prayers.
Our sincere condolences to the Blanton family. It’s difficult to find words but we pray that you will find peace and comfort in the days, weeks and months ahead knowing he is with God. Sending lots of hugs and prayers your way.
Julie and Steve Rutter