James F. Blevins, Jr., 60, of Carlisle, died Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at his home. He
was born on Saturday, October 25, 1952, in Carlisle, the son of the late James F. Blevins, Sr. and Josephine (Kelly) Blevins.
James was a 1970 graduate of Carlisle High School and was formerly
employed as office manager at Halls Trucking and as payroll manager for Carolina Freight Trucking. He was
a member of Red Mount Methodist Church in East Berlin.
James is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 40 years, Donna K. (Wiland)
Blevins, two sisters; Karen Shute (husband, Dave) of Apple Valley, MN and Cynthia Beam (husband, Edwin) of Carlisle, two brothers-in-law;
Robert Wiland of East Berlin and William Wiland (wife, Suzanne) of Etters, a granddaughter, Dionna Salas of Bremerton, WA,
four nieces; Ursula, Natalie, Melissa and Janelle and five nephews; Bart, Brian, Greg, Todd and David. He
was predeceased by his son, Michael A. Blevins, who died on April 30, 1988 and his sister-in-law, Teresa Wiland.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, October 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home,
630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Matthew Loyer officiating. A visitation will be held from 10 a.m.
until time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to
Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, Gift Processing Administrator, 18251 Quantico Gateway Dr., Triangle, VA 22172.
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and Family, I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Jimmmy. May he rest in peace and God be with all of you at this time.
Gary L Wickard
My husband, Kenneth E. Dunlap, AKA: Sarge (deceased June
22, 2005) and myself (Rose Marie Dunlap) have wonderful memories of Jim & Donna. His passing will not erase the fun times
we all had together. Donna, you know I mean it, when I say, "I will be available to you anytime you will allow
Ken & Marie
October 26, 2013
Rose Marie Dunlap
I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I remember the good times we all had
at our various parties when we worked together at Hall's Motor. I've often thought about you and Jim over the past
20+ years. Know that my prayers are with you.
Donna, I was so saddened to hear of Jim's passing. My prayers and
thoughts are with you. May you find comfort in family and friends at this sad and difficult time.
I'm very sorry for your loss. I've
often thought about you and Jim and the fun we all had at and after the Hall's Christmas parties. I worked with Ed Beam
at PHFA and he had told me that Jim was having problems, but i was still shocked when i read he had passed away. My thoughts
are with you.
are so sorry for your loss. We went to school and were in the class of 70. Jim was always a lot of fun.
Patty and Larry Stover
I just found out today. I am
so sorry & so devastated to hear about Jim. He was one of the kindest people I have ever known. I will never forget him,
and my heart breaks for you. Please let me be there for you if you need me.
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