Robert (Bobby) Joseph Blanton, transitioned peacefully in his sleep on Sunday, November 22, 2020 at the age of 62. Bobby loved fishing and was an all-around handy man. He leaves to cherish his precious memory, his beloved children, Tequilla Dozier, Miranda (Kevin) and Missy (K.C.) Ifford, and Tre’bor, Jerrion and Nyjae (Jerron) Blanton; devoted ex-wife, Gilda Blanton; 15 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; 4 sisters, Paulette (Addis) Marshall, Antoinette (Roosevelt) Stokes, Mary (Gregory) Ussin, and Francine Howard; four brothers, Cleveland Barnes, Mickey (Jeanette) Barnes, and Ronnie and Gregory Howard; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Robert is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Sr. and Ellen Myers Blanton; granddaughter, Malaya Green; sisters, Joyce Wesley, Lillie Mae Smith, Sandra Barnes Asoro, and Robin Lindsey Stokes; and brothers, Thomas Blanton Jr., James Myers, and Ronald Blanton.
- Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Homegoing Celebration on Friday, November 27, 2020 at 12:00 noon at Plymouth Rock Baptist Church, 233 Hillary St., New Orleans LA. Pastor Kenneth Speaks, officiating.
- Visitation will be held from 10:00 am until the hour of service.
Professional Services entrusted to Heritage Funeral Services located at 4101 St. Claude Ave., New Orleans, LA 70117.