Leslie Blevins, 68, of Dumas, passed away on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 o'clock in the afternoon on Monday, September 25, 2017 at Morrison Memorial Chapel with Michael Green, officiating. The family will receive friends from 3 o'clock to 5 o'clock in the evening on Sunday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Les was born on December 8, 1948 in Turlock, CA to Clarence and Lois (Hartman) Blevins.
At the age of 4, his family moved to Fort Collins, Colorado where he grew up and graduated from Poudre High School. On August 11, 1967, he married Sandra Johnson in Ft. Collins, CO. Les was a dairy farmer in Colorado until he and Sandra became custom harvesters and eventually settled in Dumas in 1975. Les worked for Lewis Construction as a mechanic and later opened his own truck repair shop. Les was currently employed with Winfield Solutions where he delivered chemicals. Les enjoyed woodworking and reading as well as John Wayne movies. He was of Christian faith and will be missed by his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his mother.
Les is survived by his wife Sandra of the home; children: Darryl Blevins and wife Carlissa of Channing, TX, Sona Blevins and companion Troy Bradley of Amarillo, TX; grandchildren: P.J. Blevins and fianc Ashlan Lambert, and Lesley Blevins; sister: Luetta Bentley of Dumas, TX; and father: Clarence W. Blevins.
The family suggests with gratitude memorials be made to The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, PO Box 841125, Dallas, TX 75284-1125 or Alzheimer's Association, 5410 S Bell No. 411, Amarillo, TX 79109.
The family will be at 201 W 18th.