Dale Blevins, 87, of Aiken, S.C., loving husband of Nell Gunter Blevins and son of the late Nat Blevins and the late Polly Odom Blevins, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by sons, Michael Dale Blevins of Tennessee and Jeffrey Blevins of California; three grandchildren; a sister, Billie June Spooner of Bessemer, Ala.; a stepdaughter, Lisa Russell; and two stepsons.
He was preceded in death by a son, Terry Lee Blevins; two brothers, Sterlin Blevins and Jack Blevins; and a sister, Velma Hunnicutt.
Mr. Blevins was born in Roan Mountain, Tenn., but had been a lifelong resident of Aiken County, S.C. He was a U.S. Army Veteran. He was a retired Project Manager with Daniel Construction Company. He was a Mason and a Shriner and was of the Pentecostal Faith.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend. He shall be greatly missed by his family, friends and all whose lives he touched during the 87 years that God granted him on this earth; however, death cannot destroy precious memories, and he shall live on forever in hearts of his loved ones.
A service, celebrating his life, will be held in the Chapel of Napier Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 22, at 4 p.m. with Rev. Gary Whitehead and Rev. Roland Smith officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service. The interment will follow the service at Graniteville Cemetery. The pallbearers will be grandchildren, Cordale Blevins, Wesley Blevins and Catherine Blevins; nephews, Mark Canady, Anthony Reeves, Matt Canady, Mike Mitchell and John Canady. Memorials, in Mr. Blevins’ honor, may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142 or to the American Heart Association, 190 Knox Abbot Drive, Cayce, SC 29033.
Napier Funeral Home, 315 Main St., Graniteville, SC 29829, is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Please visit our guest register by logging on to www.napierfuneralhomeinc.com.