William Eugene Blanchard

Published 10:56 pm Friday, March 18, 2022

William Eugene Blanchard, 80, of Elizabeth City, died at home on March 15, 2022 after a long illness. Born in Long Beach, CA, William (Bill) was the only child born to William Eugene Blanchard and Laura Ann Blanchard.

Survivors include wife Sandra Blanchard, sons Christopher Blanchard (Carol Crosswhite) and Darin Blanchard (Heather O’Brien), daughter Stephanie Blanchard (Douglas Smith), a granddaughter and other family.

Funeral service will be held at New Hollywood Cemetery in Elizabeth City at 1 p.m. on March 21, 2022. Twiford Funeral Home is serving the family.  Donations can be made to Patriot Guard Riders of Virginia and North Carolina, c/o Roy Hankinson, 2015 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, NC  27909; VFW Post 6060, 1433 N. Road St., Elizabeth City, NC  27909; or Riverside Baptist Church, 1528 Weeksville Rd., Elizabeth City, NC 27909. www.TwifordFH.com

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