Jul. 12, 1945 Wichita Falls Wichita County Texas, USA
Apr. 20, 2011 Exton Chester County Pennsylvania, USA
Dr. Robert Leigh Blevins
Dr. Robert Leigh Blevins of Exton Dr. Robert Leigh Blevins, D.M.D., 66, of Exton, passed away on April 20, 2011. Born in Wichita Falls, Texas on July 12, 1945, he was the son of the late Herbert H. and Neva (nee Payne) Blevins. Robert earned his bachelor of science degree from Denison University, Granville, Ohio, and his doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he was a member of the Delta Sigma Delta dental fraternity. He became a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry in 1984. He proudly served as a dentist in the United States Air Force, attaining the rank of Major. He established his dental practice in Thorndale, where he practiced dentistry for 36 years, recently retiring on January 28. A long time member of the Central Presbyterian Church in Downingtown, he served on the Board of Trustees and as a member of the Endowment Committee. He also served on the Ambassador Committee, ushering on Sunday mornings for over 30 years. He enjoyed reading, cooking, fine cuisine, sports, and traveling, including trips to Hawaii, Costa Rica, and Europe. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Susan (nee Smith) Blevins, his children, Scott Robert Blevins, Rebecca (Jeffrey) Hyatt, his sister Patti (Edward) Baird, and niece Kristen Baird. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister, Dixie Blevins. Relatives and friends are invited to Robert's Life Celebration memorial service at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, at the Central Presbyterian Church, 100 W. Uwchlan Ave., Downingtown, PA 19335. Friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. at the church. Interment is private at Fairview Cemetery in Westfield, N.J. Memorial contributions may be made to the ASPCA- P.O. Box 96929, Washington, D.C. 20090-6929 or www.aspca.org/donate or the Wounded Warriors Project- P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Family service by Ralston & Bredickas of Downingtown.