John Blevins Obituary

John W. Blevins
John W. Blevins

October 6, 1959 - July 23, 2017
Born in Wayne Co., IN
Resided in New Paris, OH
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John W. Blevins, 57, of New Paris, OH died on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Born on October 6, 1959 in Wayne Co., IN, son of John Henry & Margaret Ann (Goins) Blevins. He was raised by grandfather, Bill Goins & stepfather, Eddie Swank. Self-employed, he was a truck driver for many years & drove for Primex in Richmond, IN. Member of the American Legion in New Paris, OH.

Preceded by mother, Margaret Ann Estep; father-in-law, James Andrew Wright, Sr.; sister, Penny Coyle; brother-in-law, George Schillinger and Bo Wright; son-in-law, Brian Morris.

Survived by his wife of 39yrs., Vickie Sue (Wright) Blevins; children, John William “Billy” (Lori) Blevins II, Felecia (Jason) Niswonger, Andrew Duane (Ashley) Blevins and Angela Morris; grandchildren, Dustin, Taylor (Skyler), Alexis (Billy), Tayden, Treyvn, Kaitlyn and Brian; great grandchildren, Lathen, Lakya and Kyrie; sisters, Cheryl (Larry) Henson and Bridget Gail Schillinger; brothers, Eddie “Bub” (Michelle) Swank and Brian (Tammy) Swank; uncle, Danny (Wanda) Goins; aunt, Pamela (Malcolm) Merkamp; mother-in-law, Bonnie Wright; brother-in-law, Kevin Wright; sister-in-law, Tammie Wright; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, July 28, 2017 at Barnes Funeral Home, 109 W. Main St., New Paris, OH. Family will receive friends from 12:00-2:00 P.M. on Friday prior to the service. Inurnment will be held in Springlawn Cemetery in New Paris, OH with full military honors will be provided by the Preble Co. Honor Guard. Condolences may be sent via

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Barnes Funeral Home - New Paris
109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH US 45347
Friday, July 28, 2017
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Celebration of Life
Barnes Funeral Home - New Paris
109 West Main Street
New Paris, OH US 45347
Friday, July 28, 2017
2:00 PM


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