Mr. Blevins was born Jan. 14, 1928 in Williamson, WV to Fieldon and Rose Hamm Blevins. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, David Blevins, and sister, Irene Powers. He has lived in Ashe County since the 1930s. He retired from Thomasville Industries after 43 years of service. He was a member of Oak Grove Baptist Church in Warrensville.
Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 6 at 2 p.m. at Badger Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. George Grubb and the Rev. Lloyd Day. Burial followed in Ashelawn Memorial Gardens with military rites. The family received friends from 12-2 p.m. prior to the service.
Mr. Blevins is survived by: his loving wife of 61 years, Kathleen Johnson Blevins; two daughters, Diane Elliott and husband, Mike, of Kingsport, TN and Kathy Holderfield and husband, Tom, of Pinehurst, NC; one son, Gary Blevins of Jefferson; one brother, Thurman Blevins of Lansing; one sister, Reba Eller of Lansing; seven grandchildren, Tiffany Grubb, Ashley Campbell, Casey Holderfield, Catherine Ladd, Kristy Johnson, Suzanne Holderfield and Chad Holderfield; four great-grandchildren, Jake Grubb, Grayson Johnson, George Holderfield and Caleb Johnson; and several nieces and nephews.
Casey and Chad Holderfield, Justin Grubb, Patrick Ladd, Josh Johnson and Justin Campbell served as pallbearers.
Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to: High Country Health Care Hospice, P.O. Box 421 Jefferson, NC 28640.
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Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Blevins's arrangements.