Charles "Chuck" Blevins
Memorial Service for Charles "Chuck" Blevins, 75, of Norman Oklahoma will be 2 p.m.,
Thursday, January 8, 2009 at First Baptist Church. Mr. Blevins was born August 10, 1933
in McClain County, Oklahoma to Zenomia (Wright) and Remmel Gray Blevins.
He passed away January 4, 2009 in Norman. Chuck grew up in Purcell, Oklahoma.
On July 4, 1952, he married Johnnie LaDean Pack. He served two years in the Marine Corps and 20 years
in the Army with the Army Security Agency. While serving his country, he traveled the world and the
United States. He was stationed in Japan, Ethiopia, Korea, and Thailand. He participated in the evacuation
of the Nationalist Chinese from mainland China to the island of Taiwan. He was stationed in numerous
posts in the U.S. He retired from the Army in 1975. After retirement, he worked for the State of Oklahoma
Department of Corrections.
He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Norman and served as a
bus driver for Friendship International. He also was a member of the Oklahoma Public Employee
Association and served several years as a delegate.Chuck deeply loved his wife, children, grandchildren
and his church. He was passionate about his country and cared deeply about justice and those in need.
He enjoyed fishing, boating, and cheering for the Oklahoma Sooners. He was preceded in death by his
father, Remmel Gray Blevins, mother, Zenomia Wright, sisters, Aileen Turnage and Francis Longacre,
grandchildren, Julie and Jeremy Blevins and in-laws, O.B. and Lillie Pack. Chuck is survived by his
wife of 56 years, Johnnie L. Blevins of the home; daughter, Cindy Blevins of Richmond, Va.; son,
Gary Blevins of Lake Frederick, Va.; son, Ron Blevins of Ft. Collins, Colo.; daughter, Lisa Blattenberger
of Odenton, Md.; brothers, Doyle Blevins of Paducah Ky., and Gary L. Blevins of Oklahoma City;
grandchildren, Robert Blevins, Michael Blevins, Crystal Blevins, Joshua Blevins, Julie Blattenberger,
Lily Blevins and Faith Blevins; uncles, Ralph Blevins of Texas, Clifford Wright, Robert Sam Wright
and R.C. Wright; 20 nieces and nephews; and will be missed by a host of other family members and many
special friends.The family suggests donations be made in Chuck's memory to the Mission Fund of
First Baptist Church, 211 W. Comanche, Norman, OK 73069.Arrangements are under the direction
of Primrose Funeral Service.
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