Mr. Robert Chester Blevins of Millers Creek died Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013, at The Villages of Wilkes in North Wilkesboro. He was 87.
Mr. Blevins was born March 11, 1926, in Clinchfield, W.Va., to Stanley and Lucy Howell Blevins.
Mr. Blevins was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Rebecca Jane Blevins; brothers, Joe, Carl, Clarence, Neal and Curtis Blevins; and sisters, Maxine Kahill and Mazie Blevins.
Mr. Blevins worked as a brick mason.
Mr. Blevins is survived by two sons, Cecil Blevins and Alferd Blevins both of Millers Creek; a brother, Jack Blevins of Indiana; two sisters, Shirley Watson of Fleetwood and Anna Jean Goodman of West Jefferson; one half brother, Walter Hamby of Delaware; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Ashelawn Memorial Gardens by Rev. Dean Watson. The family will receive friends from noon- 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013, at Badger Funeral Home.
Flowers will be appreciated, or memorials may be made to Ashe Humane Society, P.O. Box 1776, West Jefferson, NC 28694.
Words of comfort and remembrance may be viewed or sent to the family through our website at www.badgerfuneralhome.com.
Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mr. Blevins's arrangements.