Darrin “DD” Kenneth Blanchard, 54, passed away in Lakeland on Monday, December 18, 2023. DD was born in Vermont on July 17, 1969, to parents Kenneth and Ellen.

He was a hard worker and loved to be outdoors. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, cooking, and most of all, spending time with family.

DD is preceded in death by his mother Ellen Marie Justice and sister Karen Marie Davis. He is survived by his wife, Beverly Temples-Blanchard, father Kenneth Blanchard, sister Charain Blanchard, and many grandchildren, nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Condolences may be sent to the family at Gentry Morrison Funeral Home.

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