Mr. Roger G. Blevins, 71, of
Galesburg passed away July 4, 2019 at home and was cremated.
Roger was born November 7,
1947 to Robert and Eleanor Blevins. He married Alice Powell on November 22,
Preceding him in death was
his paternal and maternal grandparents, his parents, his sister Patty, and his
Surviving are his brother
Terry (Janice) of Washington, Illinois, his son Justin of Galesburg, his
daughter Mindy (Kelvin) McCabe of Avon and his Granddaughters Katie and Khloe
McCabe of Avon, several nephews, nieces, great nephews, great nieces, and
Roger was reared and educated
in Galesburg, graduating from Galesburg High School in 1965. Roger was a US
Army Vietnam Veteran, serving from October 27, 1966 to August 2, 1968 with an
Honorable discharge as a Sergeant. He was a concrete finisher prior to
retirement and belonged to Operative Plasters and Cement Mason Union Local 18.
He was also a member of the Knoxville American Legion Post 749.
Graveside services will be 11
a.m., Saturday, July 20, 2019 at Linwood Cemetery. Rev. James Ecklund will
officiate. Following the services, a celebration of life will be held at the
Knoxville American Legion Post 749, 1395 Henderson Road, Knoxville. All family
and friends are invited to attend
In lieu of plant and flowers,
the family is requesting that a memorial donation be given to Knoxville
American Legion Post 749 in Roger’s memory. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.