Walter Roscoe Blevins, age 80, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Tuesday, October 13, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in Winston Salem.

He was born September 24, 1940 in Wilkes County to Francis and Ila Shumate Blevins. Walter was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church on Luray Road. Mr. Blevins was part of the Apollo East Coast Recovery Team and a former member of the Moose Lodge. He also was a US Navy Veteran, member of the NC National Guard and a USDA inspector. Fishing was Walter’s favorite past time. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Phyllis Barlow Blevins; daughter, Jody Lynn Blevins; brothers, Mack Blevins and Gurney Blevins; and sister, Evelyn Farrington.

Mr. Blevins is survived by his son, Darrell Blevins and spouse Angel of North Wilkesboro; granddaughters, Jodi Anderson and spouse Matthew of Jonesville, Hope Blevins of North Wilkesboro; great grandchildren, Luke Anderson, Ayden Anderson, Trinity Jarman, Rayne Jarman, Gabby Jarman, and Emma Blevins; sister, Bernice Ashlin of North Wilkesboro.

Graveside service will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, October 17, 2020 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Kent Wood and Pastor Mark Barlow officiating. The family will receive friends at Miller Funeral Service from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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