|Birth: ||Sep. 17, 1920|
|Death: ||Jul. 26, 2006|
Ace D. Blevins, age 85, of Damascus, Virginia, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2006 at Smyth County Community Hospital. He was a lifelong resident of Damascus, Virginia. He was a son of the late Dayton and Elizabeth Blevins. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by six sisters and one brother. He was retired from Ramsey's Variety Store after forty-five years and later worked as a courier for First Virginia Bank in Damascus. Mr. Blevins was a member of the First Baptist Church, where he had taught Sunday School Class for many years and was a member of the Damascus Citizens Club. He enjoyed working in the garden and bowing.
He is survived by his wife of thirty seven years, Sylvia B. Blevins; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted at 8:00 P.M. Saturday, July 29, 2006 at Garrett Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Jane Ayers and Rev. David Griffin officiating. The committal service and interment will be 1:30 P. M. Sunday, July 30, 2006 at Sunset Memorial Park. Honorary pallbearers will be Paschal Grindstaff, Clyde Combs, J. D. Blevins, Roger Ramsey, Fred Ramsey, Jim Cato, Dr. Greg Griffith, Dr. Fred Martin, Dr. Thomas Luck, Dr. David Parker, Fred Surber, Harry Shell, Dusty Dotson, Al Martin and all his nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial contributions be sent to the Damascus Volunteer Rescue Squad, P. O. Box 458, Damascus, Virginia 24236 or your favorite charity of choice. The family will receive friends from 6-7:45 P.M. Saturday, July 29, 2006 prior to the funeral service at Garrett Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family or a video memoria tribute may be viewed at www.garrettfuneralhome.com.
Mr. Blevins and his family are in the care of Garrett Funeral Home, 203 N. Shady Ave., Damascus, VA 24236, 276-475-3631.
Sunset Memorial Park
Created by: Jerry Cretsinger
Record added: Jul 17, 2013
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