Finis W. "Bud" Blevins Jr., 90, died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014, at his Miami Heights, Cleves, Ohio, residence.
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He was a native of Olympia. He was a Kahns retiree, a U.S. Army World War II veteran, a devoted family man and proud patriot. He wrote and recited poetry, loved singing, Scrabble and sports, especially the UK Wildcats.
He was the beloved husband of the late Minnie Tamme Blevins; the devoted father of six children, Ted Blevins (Evie), Sue Grace (Roger), Eleanor "Ellie" Lee (Doug), Dennis Blevins (Maria), Tamme Smedley (Ronnie) and the late William "Bill" Blevins (Tori Blevins Keel (Jonathan); the beloved son of the late Sue (Satterfield) and Finis Blevins Sr.; the dear brother of Anna Louise McCarty and the late Marie Thiess and Robert Blevins; the loving grandfather of 22 and great-grandfather of 28. He also is survived by many nieces and nephews.
The funeral is at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Miami Township Community Center, 3780 Shady Lane at Bridgetown Road, North Bend, Ohio. Burial with military honors is at noon Feb. 28 at Bellevue Cemetery in Danville.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Miami Township Community Center.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to benefit any veterans' organization.
Dennis George Funeral Home, 44 S. Miami Ave., Cleves, OH 45002, dennisgeorgefunerals.com is in charge of arrangements.
Dennis George Funeral Home
44 South Miami Avenue Cleves, OH 45002
Published in The News-Enterprise on Feb. 26, 2014