Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 1, 2013

Mr. Reginald “Reggie” Keither Blevins Jr.


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CRITZ, Va. — Mr. Reginald “Reggie” Keither Blevins, Jr. age 68 of Critz, Virginia passed away at his home on Saturday morning. He was born in Richlands, VA on November 15, 1944 to the late Roy Keither Blevins and Pauline “ Peachy” Lockhart Blevins.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Blevins was preceded in death by a brother, Rodney “Chip” Blevins.

Reggie was a 1963 graduate of Tazewell High School and received his degree in education form Aurora University in Chicago, IL. He served his country as a proud Marine during the Vietnam War. Reggie retired from Stuart Elementary School after 30 years in education during which he had served as head basketball coach at Richlands and was dedicated to his students. He was a life long Cubs fan who loved hunting, fishing, antiquing and music. Reggie above all was a devoted and loving husband, father, papa, brother, uncle and friend.

Mr. Blevins is survived by his wife of twenty-four years, Margaret Looney Blevins of the home; a daughter, Elizabeth Jennings Blevins of Surf City, NC; a son, Reginald “Keith” Keither Blevins, III of Patrick Springs, VA , a stepson, Jason Matthew Pruett and wife, Tara of Ridgeway, VA; two stepdaughters, Brittany Paige Morrison and husband, Adam of Stokesdale, NC and Bethany Pruett of Critz, VA; three grandchildren: Colby Keithon Blevins, Kylei Paige Blevins and Michael Gage Blevins; three sisters, Marrietta Helmandollar of Tazewell, VA, Marcella Blevins, Claudville and Debbie Crigger and husband, Don of Tazewell, VA; a brother, Michael Blevins and wife, Lisa of Dobson, NC and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Mr. Blevins will be held on Monday, September 2, 2013 at 11:00 am at Moody Funeral Home Chapel in Stuart, VA with the Rev. Bucky Hunsicker officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the Stuart Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the funeral home and at other times at the home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ravenol Oncology Center, 320 Hospital Drive, Martinsville, VA 24112

Online condolences may be sent by visiting www.moodyfuneralservices.com.