Joshua Allen Blanco

Joshua Allen Blanco was born December 20, 1988, to Danita Jean Thomas and James Kelly Blanco in Port Arthur, Texas.  He passed August 21, 2021, at Home in Center, Texas.

Memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m., September 11, 2021, at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Center with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating.

Joshua graduated from Nederland High School in Nederland, Texas in 2007.  He then went into the Air Force and received a General Discharge almost a year later.

Joshua loved playing video games, watching movies, spending time with his family and helping at church.  He was a member at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Center, Texas.

Joshua was preceded in death by grandparents, Melvin Isace Thomas, Stephen Lee Morris, and Jeannine Ann Morris; and uncle, Richard Wayne Roberts.

Joshua is survived by mom and dad, Danita and Tom Morris of Center, Texas; father and stepmother, James and Nicole Blanco of Nederland, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Donnie Blanco and Jennifer of Center, Texas and Tyler Morris and Jenna of Longview, Texas; sisters and brothers-in-law, Amber Beene and James of Alexandria, Minnesota, Ashley Trimm and Clayton of Corpus Christie, Texas, and Ashlynn Kegley and Dillion of Nederland, Texas; grandparents, Karen Peddy and George of Garrison, Texas and Julie Blanco of Beaumont, Texas; numerous nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and cousins.

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