James Blevins Jr., 73, of Upper Twin Creek in Stout, Ohio, died Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at Adams County Regional Medical Center. He was born Oct. 3, 1938, in Adams County to the late James and Pearl Parker Blevins. He was brick mason and logger. Along with his parents James was preceded in death by a son James Dale Blevins, a grandson, a great-grandson, four brothers and four sisters.
James is survived by his wife, Marjorie Cook Blevins, who he married Feb. 24, 1956; two sons, Charles and Paul Blevins; five daughters, Gail Cooper, Norma Bertram, Elaine Markwell, Retha Polley and Melissa Fletcher; one brother; three sisters; 28 grandchildren and 37 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 26, 2012, at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth. Interment will be in Stepp Cemetery on Sunshine Ridge. Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday and one hour prior to the service on Saturday. Condolences may be sent to www.rogerwdavisfuneralhome.com