Tanner W. Blevins

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Tanner W. Blevins Dec. 27, 1948 - Mar. 15, 2014 BUCHANAN - Tanner W. Blevins, 65, of Buchanan, MI, passed away on Saturday, March 15, 2014 at Hospice Franciscan Communities of Michigan City. Tanner was born December 27, 1948 in Niles, MI to Harry and Martha (Smith) Blevins. He was a United States Navy Seabees Veteran and a graduate of Ferris State University. He represented Clark Equipment internationally, and was a skilled story teller. After working at Clark Equipment he owned and operated Blevins Trucking in Buchanan for many years. Finally, he was a bus driver for C.A.T.S. in Charlotte, NC. He loved the area and found a church which was a perfect fit for him. He is survived by three children, Erin Shipley of New Carlisle, IN, Jennifer Blevins of Dudley, NC, and Tanner J. Blevins of Cassopolis, MI, mother, Martha K. Blevins of Buchanan, MI, three brothers, Butler, Lloyd, and Neal (Leisa) Blevins, all of Buchanan, MI, sister, Phyllis Blevins of Shirley, AR, and six grandchildren, Matthew, Kennedy, Jaxson, Adie, Tanner, and Dakota. He was a dearly loved Uncle of his nieces and nephews. Tanner is preceded in death by his father, Harry Blevins. A memorial service for Tanner will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Hoven Funeral Home in Buchanan. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at 10 a.m. at Hoven Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Franciscan Communities of Michigan City. Online condolences may be made at www.hovenfunerals.com. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Hoven Funeral Home.


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Hoven Funeral Home
414 East Front Street Buchanan, MI 49107
269 695-2363
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 22, 2014
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