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Charles Maurice Blevins

April 20, 1932 December 15, 2018
Charles Maurice Blevins
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Obituary for Charles Maurice Blevins

Charles Maurice Blevins, age 86, a resident of rural Ft. Scott, Kansas, peacefully passed away Saturday, December 15, 2018, at Country Place Memory Care in Ft. Scott. He was born April 20, 1932, in Foster, Missouri, the son of Maurice Blevins and Hazel Hooper Blevins. Charlie graduated from the Hume High School with the Class of 1950. He married Arlone Lee on February 23, 1952. They were married for sixty-six years. To this union two daughters, Ronda and Robin were born. Charlie served in the Korean War with the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. Charlie was a caretaker of the soil; he raised corn, soybeans and wheat on farms in both Kansas and Missouri. He also operated several grade A dairies. In addition, he always raised beef cattle and enjoyed every minute of caring for his cattle. He pulled a team of small horses at several pulling matches and even took them to Kansas City to be in the American Royal Parade. He also owned a matching pair of Belgian horses. Charlie owned and operated Blue Stem Cattle Company, a trucking business, hauling cattle to and from local salebarns.

Survivors include his wife, Arlone, of the home; two daugthers, Ronda Hastings and husband, Bradley, of Grants, New Mexico and Robin Miller and husband, Stephen, of Ft. Scott; five granddaughters and nine great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a brother, Eddie Blevins and a sister, Pat Edgeman. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Betty Keiser and Joan Blevins.

Rev. Bradley Hastings will conduct funeral services at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, December 20th at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial with military honors will follow in the U. S. National Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 10:00 A.M. until service time at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials are suggested to the Alzheimer’s Association and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Ft. Scott, KS 66701. Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at cheneywitt.com.


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Visitation

Thursday

20

Dec

10:00 AM 12/20/2018 10:00:00 AM - 10:30 AM 12/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Service

Thursday

20

Dec

10:30 AM 12/20/2018 10:30:00 AM
Cheney Witt Chapel

201 S. Main St.
Fort Scott, KS 66701

Cheney Witt Chapel
201 S. Main St. Fort Scott 66701 KS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

U.S. National Cemetery Final Resting Place

900 E. National Ave.
Fort, Scott 66701

900 E. National Ave. Fort 66701 Scott
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

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