August 6, 1980 - May 28, 2021
Joseph 'Brennen' Blankenship (Zanon) of New Albany, Ohio went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2021. Brennen was full of unapologetic faith and love for God. He was a brilliant writer, incredible artist, and had a deep passion for music and playing guitar. Brennen loved his family fiercely and was a dedicated son and big brother. He was a man of integrity and great character. Brennen was full of wisdom and wit, and had a smile that could light up a room. Brennen will be remembered for his kind and gentle spirit, thoughtful compassion and generosity of his love to give gifts to those he dearly loved. Brennen, Valedictorian class of 1999 graduated from Bexley High School earned a Bachelor's Degree (2006) in Political Science and a Master's Degree in Sociology (2007) from the Stanford University. While studying at Stanford, Brennen attended the Rejoice in Jesus Fellowship and after moving back to Columbus, he attended the Columbus Christian Center. Brennen previously worked for Arcos LLC and recently joined Pacejet Software Solutions. Brennen was born August 6, 1980, in Savannah, GA. He was the beloved son of Vicky Blankenship Zanon and Gary (Jane) Beaver. Brennen is survived by his mother and father, his grandmother Mildred (Mitch) Mitchell, and was beloved Big brother to Jaymie Leigh Zanon, Richard (Morgan) Zanon, Savannah (Caleb) Crotinger, Amber (Stephen) Pflug, and Kara (Nick) Grady; uncles, Rick (Tammy) Blankenship, Ray (Ann) Zanon; aunts, Melanie (Mike) Kirdasi, Cheryl Zanon and Cathy (Michael) Paessun; cousins, Payton Blankenship, Lucy (Andrew) Sessions, David, Jarrod, Grant and Julie Zanon, Mellissa and Amy McMillian. He was predeceased by his Grandparents, Richard and Peggy Blankenship of Statesville, NC, and Roman and Catherine Gerber of Upper Arlington, OH. Family and friends are invited to pay their respects from 4:00-6:00pm Sunday, June 6th at Schoedinger Funeral Home 6699 North High Street Worthington, Ohio 43085 Brennen will be laid to rest with his Grandparents, Richard and Peggy Blankenship at Iredell Memorial Gardens in Statesville, NC.
Joseph 'Brennen' Blankenship (Zanon) of New Albany, Ohio went to be with the Lord on May 28, 2021. Brennen was full of unapologetic faith and love for God. He was a brilliant writer, incredible artist, and had a deep passion for music and playing... View Obituary & Service Information
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