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William Bruce "Bill" Blevins
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1939
Union County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Oct. 25, 2009
Arkansas, USA


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William Bruce 'Bill' Blevins
27 August 1939 - 25 October 2009

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WILLIAM BRUCE BLEVINS

WILLIAM BRUCE BLEVINS, 70, of Little Rock, Arkansas, passed away October 25th, 2009.

He was born in El Dorado, Arkansas on August 27th, 1939 to Clifford and Patricia Blevins.

He graduated from Henderson State University where he played college football.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and in 1960 was awarded a Bronze star for his service in the Taiwan Straits.

Following his military service, he graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

He practiced law for 40 years, during which he served as a judge in Jacksonville Municipal Court.

He was licensed to practice before the US Supreme Court.

He was a member of the Arkansas Bar Association where he served as President and a member of the American Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

He was an avid golfer and loved to travel. He toured France and many of the locations pertaining to D-Day activities.

He is survived by his daughter Beth Ann Blevins Carpenter (an attorney for the city of Little Rock) and her husband Larry; also his son William Blevins (an attorney and FBI Agent) of Little Rock, and sister Jane Beezley and her husband Michael of Amarillo, Texas.

He was Grandfather to Alexandra Wykes, Sydney Blevins and Hanna Blevins.

He also had a host of other relatives and many friends.

Services with Military Honors were held on Wednesday, October 28th at 2PM at the Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock. Rev. Brandon Swoboda officiated.

Mr. Blevins was cremated and his ashes were scattered around a tree in Texas by a family member.

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William Bruce Blevins
(27 August 1939 - 25 October 2009)

William Bruce Blevins, 70, of Little Rock, passed away October 25, 2009.

Born in El Dorado, Arkansas on August 27, 1939 to Clifford and Patricia Blevins, he graduated from Henderson State University where he played college football.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and in 1960 was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the Taiwan Straits.

Following his military service, he graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

He practiced law for forty years, during which he served as a judge in the Jacksonville Municipal Court.

He was licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

He was a member of the Arkansas Bar Association where he served as President, and a member of the American Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

He was an avid golfer and loved to travel.

He is survived by his daughter, Beth Carpenter and husband, Larry, and his son, Will Blevins and wife, Lisa, all of Little Rock; sister, Jayne Beezley and husband, Michael of Amarillo, Texas; special friend, Brenda Baker of Little Rock; grandchildren, Alexandra Wykes, Sydney Blevins and Hannah Blevins; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Services with Military Honors will be Wednesday, October 28 at 2:00 p.m. at Fellowship Bible Church, 1401 Kirk Road, Little Rock, officiated by Rev. Brandon Swoboda. Visitation will follow the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Pulaski County, 14600 Colonel Glenn, Little Rock, AR 72210.

Arrangements by Little Rock Funeral Home, 8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, (501)224-2200.

Mr. Blevins' online guestbook may be signed at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com

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William Bruce Blevins
BORN: August 27, 1939
DIED: October 25, 2009

William Blevins

William Bruce Blevins, 70, of Little Rock died Oct. 25, 2009.

Born in El Dorado on Aug. 27, 1939, he graduated from Henderson State University, where he played college football.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran and in 1960 was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the Taiwan Straits.

Following his military service, he graduated from the University of Arkansas School of Law.

He practiced law for 40 years, during which he served as a judge in the Jacksonville Municipal Court.

He was licensed to practice before the U.S. Supreme Court.

He was a member of the Arkansas Bar Association, where he served as president, and a member of the American Bar Association and the American Trial Lawyers Association.

He was an avid golfer and loved to travel.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Patricia Blevins.

He is survived by a daughter, Beth Carpenter and husband Larry of Little Rock; a son, Will Blevins and wife Lisa of Little Rock; a sister, Jayne Beezley and husband Michael of Amarillo, Texas; and three grandchildren, Alexandra Wykes, Sydney Blevins and Hannah Blevins.

A funeral with Military Honors was held Oct. 28 at Fellowship Bible Church in Little Rock, officiated by the Rev. Brandon Swoboda.

The family requests that memorials be made to the Humane Society of Pulaski County in Little Rock.

Sign the online guest book at www.littlerockfuneralhome.com.

Maumelle Monitor, The (AR)
Date: October 31, 2009

also

Jacksonville Patriot (AR)
Date: October 30, 2009

Sherwood Voice (AR)
Date: October 30, 2009

Times, The (North Little Rock, AR)
Date: October 30, 2009

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SSDI

Name Birth Death Age Last Address of Record Last Benefit Issued By

BLEVINS, WILLIAM B 27 Aug 1939 - 25 Oct 2009 (V) 70 72114 (North Little Rock, Pulaski, AR) (none specified) Arkansas

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Burial:
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend.
Specifically: Ashes were scattered around a tree in Texas by a family member.
 
Created by: Orlena
Record added: Sep 30, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 77352951
William Bruce Bill Blevins
Added by: Orlena
 
 
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 Added: Sep. 30, 2011
 
 
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