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“Kevin so sad to hear about the loss of your father! Prayers to you, your sister, and all of your family members. Praying that strength, peace, and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Becka Garrett - Phoenix, AZ

“My thoughts are with you ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Fred Bissler - Overland Park, KS

“When I think of the word gentleman Mac automatically comes to mind That's whom and what he was It doesn't take a lot of words to express words of...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Marvin Henderson - Ravenna, OH

“Dear Family,Both of us have good memories of working with Malcolm years ago at Chrysler Twinsburg. June & Jim Feldt ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: June Feldt

“Dear Family,Our dear Friend Malcolm was loved by so many. Mac is a part of my lifelong memories, and he is always in my heart. Malcolm, Ernie and I...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Daryle Fullum - Ravenna, OH

“To Rayetta & Family,Praying that God will comfort you and your family in such a way you will know it is the hand of God. He was a wonderful, always...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Kimberly Grant - CANTON, OH

“Dear Rayetta, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Tammy ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Tammy Noble-Honaker - Atwater, OH


Malcolm G. 'Gary' Blanchard, 81, of Kent, died Sunday, June 11, 2017, at UH Portage Medical Center, after a long battle with congestive heart failure.

He was born May 1, 1936 in Cadiz, to Noah and Martha (Strother) Blanchard. He was a member of the Ravenna Avenue Church of God. Malcolm retired from Chrysler after 44 years of service.

He is survived by daughter, Rayetta Willis of Sacramento, CA; son, Kevin Wayne Blanchard of Fullerton, CA; grandchildren, Porscha (White) Barclay of Sacramento, CA, Cameron Willis of New York, NY and Adrian Blanchard of Fullerton, CA; brother, Dwayne Blanchard of Columbus; sisters, Sylvia Blanchard and Esther Wallace both of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary (O'Neil) Blanchard; brothers, Noah, Gregory and Marvin Blanchard; sisters, Linda Blanchard and Sue Christian.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 PM Thursday, June 22 at Bissler & Sons Funeral Home with Pastor Derrick Kendrick officiating, where calling hours will be held from 11 AM until the time of service. Burial will be held at Standing Rock Cemetery.