Mr. Ira F. Blevins, 74, of Augusta, a former resident of Rowan County, passed away Sunday, January 13, 2013 at The Care Center of Kenton Pointe in Maysville.
Mr. Blevins was born in Rowan County on March 28, 1938, a son of the late William Orville and Lela Mae Tackett Blevins.
For 25 years Mr. Blevins worked as an auto electric technician at Maysville Generator Company.
He was baptized October 27, 2001 at the New Hope Primitive Baptist Church in Rowan County.
Survivors include his wife Nancy Lee Henson Blevins, whom he married on March 11, 1967; one son, Darian (Heather) Blevins of Dover; two daughters, Rhonda Blevins of Dover and Amanda Blevins of Augusta; three grandchildren, Erica Renee (Eric) Dearing, Cindy Leann Blevins, and Darrin Kyle Blevins; two brothers Albert Blevins and Bill Blevins; and four sisters, Nellie Poston, Ruby Boone, Joca Faye Sloan, and Lilly Jones.
He was preceded in death by four brothers, Jimmy Blevins, Arnie Blevins, Lee Blevins, and Cecil Blevins.
Funeral services will be conducted at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday January 16, 2013 at Brell and Son Funeral Home in Maysville with Elder Cephas Littleton and Elder Noel Lee officiating.
Burial will follow in the Hillcrest Garden of Memories.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the time of the service on Wednesday at Brell and Son Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of Hope.