Aubrey Dean Blevins, 69, of Elizabethton, TN, passed away Tuesday, March 29, 2011, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was born September 28, 1941,
A native of Carter Co TN, he was a son of the late Walter and Alta Miller Blevins. He was a member of C Street Church of Christ. He was a retired employee of Gordon Garmet Corporation and a graduate of Unaka High School. Mr. Blevins was a U.S. Navy Veteran having served as a Medical Corpsman on the U.S. Enterprise during the Vietnam War.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two infant brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 42 years, Barbara 'Katie' Blevins, of the home; two sons, A. D. Blevins, II, of the home, and David Blevins, Sevierville, TN; one daughter, Barbara Elaine Blevins and husband Stacy, Elizabethton, TN; one grandson, Patrick Blevins; three granddaughters, Faith Blevins, Hope Blevins, and Ilana Blevins; and one brother, John Wesley Blevins, Elizabethton, TN.
The family will receive friends at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, on Friday, April 1, 2011, from Noon until 1 p.m.
A graveside service for Mr. Blevins will follow at 2 p.m, Friday, at Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home, TN, with Pastor Stephen Burkhart officiating. Military honors will be accorded by the American Legion Post #49. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends.
Those who prefer memorials may make donations to Alzheimer’s Association, Northeast TN Chapter, 207 North Boone Street, Suite 1050, Johnson City, TN 37604.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton is serving the family.