John Herbert Blevins, Sr.

John Herbert Blevins, Sr.

Saturday, January 12th, 1929 - Sunday, September 8th, 2019
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JOHN HERBERT BLEVINS, SR., 90 years of Darlington, MD passed away on Sunday, September 8, 2019 in his home. He was the beloved husband of Betty Joan (Rutherford) Blevins, and they had shared 64 years of marriage.

Born on January 12, 1929 in Summerset, MD, he was a son of the late Wiley Cicero and Mary Ruth (Bare) Blevins and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Retiring in the early 1990’s, he had worked for the former C&P Telephone Company as a lineman and an engineer. He enjoyed bowling, playing softball on the church team and working outdoors. John was a family man. He loved to attend his grandchildren’s sports events and activities and was known to be the “family photographer.” He attended Franklin Baptist Church.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by:
Two children-
John H. Blevins, Jr. of Darlington, MD
Cathy A. Black and her husband, Dennis of Darlington, MD

Three siblings-
Wint Blevins of Forest Hill, MD
Dale Blevins of Jarrettsville, MD
Thelma Bauguess of Forest Hill, MD

Three grandchildren-
Derrick Black, Kevin Black and Stacy Sloan

Five great grandchildren-
Brady and Cody Sloan
Dylan, Victoria and Autumn Black

He was preceded in death by his siblings: Willard Blevins, Wayne Blevins and Rachel Wyatt.

Services will be held on Thursday, September 12, 2019 at Franklin Baptist Church, 2106 Franklin Baptist Church Road, Darlington, MD with a visitation from 10 to 11 a.m. followed immediately with the funeral service. His minister, Pastor Sean Kelly will officiate.

Interment will follow in Bel Air Memorial Gardens.

Harkins Funeral Home has been entrusted with his arrangements.

For directions or to send condolences, please visit or call 800-550-5915
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Franklin Baptist Church
    2106 Franklin Church Road
    DARLINGTON, MD 21034
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Thursday, September 12th, 2019 11:00am
    Franklin Baptist Church
    2106 Franklin Church Road
    DARLINGTON, MD 21034
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Bel Air Memorial Gardens
    809 Rock Spring Road
    BEL AIR, MD 21014
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