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Quincie Blevins

May 8, 1928 - May 8, 2019

U.S. Veteran

Funeral Home Stith Funeral Home, Danville

Visitation: after 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 14, 2019
Stith Funeral Home, Danville

Funeral Service: 1 p.m., Wednesday, April 15, 2019
Stith Funeral Home, Danville

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Quincie Blevins, 91, of Danville, passed from this Earth to his heavenly home on May 8, the Anniversary of his birth.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Bettye Jean Davenport Blevins, his parents, Arthur & Pearl Blevins, his brothers, Earl & Ken Blevins, and his sister, Beulah Blevins Vogt.
He is survived by his loving and devoted daughter, Tammy J. Blevins East, of Nicholasville, and her husband, Martin and two granddaughters, Amanda East of Bowling Green, Ky and Lauren East-Hortin of Indianapolis, In.
A 28 year member of the United States Navy,he was a proud and decorated Veteran of the Korean War in which he served on the USS Herbert J. Thomas, retiring with the rank of Senior Chief Petty Officer.
He was born in Oneida, Tn. and spent his early years on the Blevins Homestead in what is now the Big South Fork Recreation Area. He moved to Hubble in Garrard County with his parents as a young boy, worked the family farm, graduated from Junction City High School in 1948 and graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in physics at Centre College, Class of 1958.
He retired from General Telephone in 1986 and spent his retirement years working various free lance jobs in the electronics communications industry.
His greatest joy in life was taking pride in the accomplishments of his daughter, who worked tirelessly to make sure his last years were in comfort, and his grandchildren. They are left not to mourn his passing but to cherish his memory.
Visitation will be after 5 p.m., Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home, Danville. The funeral service will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at Stith Funeral Home, Danville. The Reverend Dwight Parker will officiate. Burial will be at Camp Nelson National Cemetery with military honors provided by the Caswell-Saufley American Legion Post #18. Pallbearers will be Michael Blevins, Dale Blevins, Sam Blevins, Marlis Jones, Gary Kidd, and Martin East.

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