|Subject:||Byron Cecil 'Barney' Blevins Jr.,, 76, TN, obit; s/o Byron, Sr. & Vivian Blevins|
|Post Date:||June 16, 2011 at 15:48:43|
|Forum:||Blevins Family Genealogy Forum|
Byron Cecil 'Barney' Blevins Jr., Col. U.S. Army Retired,
76, of Knoxville, TN, passed away suddenly Monday morning,
June 13, 2011.
Col. Blevins was a graduate of East High School and the
University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He was a
veteran of the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army during the
Vietnam War, and retired after twenty years of service.
Col. Blevins was preceded in death by his parents, Byron
Cecil Blevins, Sr. and Vivian Hux Blevins.
He is survived by his brother, Stacy Blevins, of Knoxville,
TN; and sister and brother-in-law, Rhonda and Winfred
Davis, of Jacksonville, FL; nephews, Sean Davis and Justin
Davis; niece, Melissa Davis; special friends, Joe and
Phyllis Edington, and Kay Long, all of Knoxville, TN.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., on
Thursday, June 16, 2011, at the Click Funeral Home Farragut
Family and friends will gather at 1:30 p.m., on Friday,
June 17, 2011, at the East Tennessee State Veterans'
Cemetery, for graveside services with full military honors
conferred by the U S Army.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to a charity of
Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike,
is serving the Blevins family.