|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 4, 2008|
Jesse Blevins, 90, of New Castle, died Thursday afternoon at his home following an extended illness.
He was born April 4th, 1918 in Parnell, Kentucky and was the son of the late James and Emily (Miller) Blevins.
Mr. Blevins was a retired employee of the Indiana Gas & Water Corp., retiring in 1979 after 27 years of service.
He loved caring for and riding his horses. He and his wife, the late Ruth Blevins, enjoyed riding in area parades. He also loved the outdoors, camping and fishing. Mr. Blevins also liked raising cattle. However, most of all, he enjoyed being with his children and grand & great grandchildren.
He is survived by six daughters, Betty (husband-Jay) Campbell of Mooreland, Joan (husband- Charles) Stigall of New Castle, Fay (husband-Allen) Owens of New Castle, Carol (husband-Kenny) Stockton of Cambridge City, Gail (husband-Danny) Morgan of New Castle and Genny (husband-Thomas) Weinert of Millville: two sons, Arlie Blevins and Hank Blevins, both of New Castle; 15 grandchildren; twenty one great grandchildren; several great-great grandchildren; one brother, Marion (wife-Lois) Blevins of Spiceland; one sister, Eva Hollars of New Castle and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Ruth (Coffey) Blevins, who died January 22nd, 1983; six grandchildren; six brothers and two sisters.
Funeral services were held at 1:00 p.m. Monday at the Main & Davis Funeral Home, Broad St. Chapel with Pastor Tim Webb of the Locust Grove Church officiated. Burial followed in the South Mound Cemetery, Westlawn Addition.
South Mound Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 30, 2009
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