Joe Allen 'Bud' Blevins, 73, passed away unexpectedly on
Saturday, August 20, 2011, at his home in Abingdon, VA.
He was of the Baptist faith and a member of Grosses Creek
Baptist Church. His passion was his love of cars and
everyone he met.
He was preceded in death by his father, Earl Blevins.
Survivors include his daughter, Debbie Barker, of Myrtle
Beach, SC; two grandsons, Charlie Wise, of Damascus, VA,
and Brandon Wise, of Oak Ridge, TN; three great grand-
children; his mother, Cora T. Blevins, of Abingdon, VA;
his sister, Pauline Anderson and husband Joe, of Abingdon,
VA; four brothers, Willis Blevins and wife Wanda, of
Marion, VA, Lowell Blevins and wife Rosemary, Joel Blevins
and wife Debbie, and Rocky Blevins and wife Brook, all of
Abingdon, VA; and his special pet, Peetie.
The family will receive friends at Farris Funeral Service
from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday, August 24, 2011, or at
the home of Pauline Anderson, 1157 Panorama Drive,
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Thursday,
August 25, 2011, at Grosses Creek Baptist Church, in
Chilhowie, VA, with Rev. Jerry Eggers officiating.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery.
Flowers will be appreciated or donations may be made to
Grosses Creek Baptist Church, c/o Jackie Blevins, 250
Flatwood Acres, Chilhowie, VA 24319.
Those wishing to express sympathy online and signing the
online guestbook online may do so by visiting
Mr. Blevins and his family are under the care of Farris
Funeral Service, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210