Raymond W. Blanton age 72 of Clarksville, passed away on Wednesday July 15, 2020 at his residence. He was born March 15, 1948 in Harlan County, KY the son of the late John D. Blanton and Virgie Huff Blanton. Raymond served his country in the US Army for three years during the Vietnam era. He attained the rank of Sergeant. Following his time in the military he worked for many years in the painting and construction field, much of his time spent working at Ft. Campbell. He is survived by two brothers, John W. Blanton of Atlanta; and Ralph Blanton of Chattanooga; two sisters Oma Hawkins of Pensacola, FL; and Faye Miller of Woodlawn. In addition to his parents, Raymond is preceded in death by his brothers Howard, Robert, and James Blanton and sisters Stella Yeargin and Bonnie Fulkerson. In keeping with Raymond's wishes, there will be no public funeral services. Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center 335 Franklin Street Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by going to www.gatewayfh.com.