Carl Blevins

Published 4:30 pm Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Carl Blevins, 89, of Roan Mountain, Tenn., passed away Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. A native of Elizabethton, Tenn., he was the son of the late Frank and Pearl Byrd Blevins.
Mr. Blevins was retired as a carpenter. He attended Hopson Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. He enjoyed doing yard work.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Iva Lee Blevins, and his brothers, Kenneth Blevins, William “Bill” Blevins and Leonard Blevins.
Those left to cherish his memory include a son, Junior Blevins and his wife Deszmer; a grandson, Travis Blevins; four sisters, Pauline Brown, Georgia Tolley, Frances Hollands and Arlene Guinn; three step-grandchildren, Amanda Vance and husband David, Jana Lethcoe and husband Travis, and Noah Cole and wife Macey; and five step-great-grandchildren, Andrew Vance, Olivia, Blakeley, Tristin and Nola Cole, all of Elizabethton.
A service to honor the life of Carl Blevins will be conducted at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 11, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Rev. Jimmy Holtsclaw and Rev. Charlie Trivette officiating. Music will be under the direction of Scott Whitson, Sean Smith and Kevin Lester. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, prior to the funeral service, or at the residence of his son and daughter-in-law at other times. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, January 12, in the Dotson Cemetery, Roan Mountain. Active pallbearers will be Jackie Triplett, Bunn Potter, Sam Potter, Billy Brown, Travis Blevins and Noah Cole. Honorary pallbearers will be Carl Royer, Bill Street, Bud Smith, David Heaton, Kevin Lester and Kenny Blevins. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 10:50 a.m. Friday for the graveside service. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Blevins family. Office: (423) 543-5544.

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