Richard Eugene Blevins
March 25, 1930- October 29, 2012
Richard Eugene Blevins, age 82, born in Auburn, Indiana passed away on October 29th, 2012 surrounded by his family and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, George Blevins, his mother, Marjorie Blevins and his brother, Jim Blevins. He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Lilo Blevins, his siblings Jerry Blevins (Dottie), Barbara Phillips, and Jake Blevins (Edna), his children Ramon Blevins, Joanie Gargus, Larry Blevins and Robin Blevins, his grandchildren Kris Gargus, Melanie Bell (Jesse), Rebecca Duke (Jerry) and Ryan Blevins (Courtney), his great-grandchildren Cade, Raeya and Jax Blevins and Fisher and Jessa Bell, along with many loving nieces, nephews and cousins. Richard will be remembered for his dedication to the United States Air Force, his love and passion for golf and watching his great-grandson play baseball. While he was known for being quiet, he was the biggest presence in his family's life and will be remembered for his patience and gentle nature, as well as his love for all those around him, even his dogs. Richard's occupations included serving four years in the United States Navy, serving 20 years in the United States Air Force as a C130 Flight Engineer and working for 15 years for Teichert Construction. He was an amazing, loving and caring son, husband, father, Opa and friend. He will be truly missed by all who knew him. The family would like to thank the nurses on the 5th floor of Mercy San Juan Hospital who provided tender and loving care for Richard and his family. Friends and family are invited to a memorial service to honor his life on Wednesday, November 7th at 1pm at VFW Post 4647, 3300 U St. Antelope Ca 95843.