Joseph Dale Blevins, 78, departed on July 27, 2011, and resided in Chilhowie, VA. He was born on August 3, 1933.
Mr. Blevins was a native of Chilhowie. He enlisted in the armed forces in 1950 and served his nation in the Korean War. Mr. Blevins ran several businesses in his lifetime and was a longtime resident of Martinsville, VA.
A graveside memorial service with military rites provided by Marion VFW Post 4667 will be held for Joseph Dale Blevins on September 24, 2011, at 2 p.m., at Macedonia Baptist Church, 1183 St. Clair's Rd, Chilhowie, VA, with Reverend Andrew Bansemer, of Ebenezer Lutheran Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Marion VFW Post #4667, P.O. Box 767, Marion VA 24354.
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