Jack Blevins(1928-2013)

Mr. Jack Blevins, 85, of Bartlesville, died Sunday, September 1, 2013 at his home.
Mr. Blevins was born on August 17, 1928 to Ben and Audie (Tilmon) Blevins at Okmulgee, Oklahoma. He graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1946 and then attended Okmulgee Junior College for one year. He began his career with Phillips Petroleum at the Okmulgee refinery in 1947 and transferred to the Kansas City refinery in 1949. He entered the U.S. Army in 1950 and served with the Army's 2nd Armored Division, receiving his Honorable Discharge in 1952. He was married to Joyce Lee Brown in Morris, Oklahoma on February 20, 1954. He graduated from Kansas City University in 1959 and also moved to Bartlesville that same year and worked in the Phillips Computing Department until his retirement in 1985. He enjoyed fast pitch softball from 1955 to 1972, was an Assistant Boy Scout Leader of Troop 2, and manager for Little League baseball. After retirement, he enjoyed many rounds of golf with his friends, Bob Oborny, Jim Anderson, Tim Smith and the late Don Judd.
Mr. Blevins is survived by his wife Joyce of the home, son Greg Blevins and his wife Julia of Fallis, Oklahoma, daughter Susan Rogers and her husband Barry of Bartlesville, sister Sue Carr and husband Clarence of Porter, Texas, nieces and nephew, and also by his beloved Rat Terrier Skippy and four grand dogs.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jack Blevins Memorial at the Washington County SPCA, 16620 State Highway 123, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, 74003.
A memorial service will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, September 5, 2013 in the Stumpff Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dale Durnell of the Dewey United Methodist Church officiating.
The family wishes to give special thanks to Rivercross Hospice, and Jack's many friends for their visits and support, including former co-workers, golf buddies, neighbors and Okmulgee High classmates.
Friends who wish may sign the online guest book and leave condolences at www.stumpff.org.

Funeral Home

Stumpff Funeral Home & Crematory
1600 Southeast Washington Boulevard Bartlesville, OK 74006
(918) 333-4300

Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Sept. 3 to Oct. 2, 2013