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Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home

6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne, IN

OBITUARY

Jay D. Blevins

March 8, 1939August 28, 2020
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Jay D. Blevins, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away August 28, 2020. Born in Richmond, IN in 1939, he was a son of the late George and Sarah (Hughes) Blevins. Jay graduated from Richmond High School and later served in the USAF as a technician on the F-80 aircraft. He retired from Dana Corp in 1998 after 34 years. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jay also loved reading, baseball (The Reds), and acting at the Civic Theater, dinner theatre, and in the movie "Eight Men Out." Jay is survived by his wife, Rosa; children, Ray, JD Wayne, Mike Burke, and Jay Jr., daughter, Donna Horn; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by siblings, Tom, Bill, Dan, John, George, Orphy, and Louise; and one grandchild, Ryan. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Friday September 18, 2020, at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 East Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2:00 to 6:00pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society. For online condolences, please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com.

Services

  • Memorial Calling

    Thursday, September 17, 2020

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, September 18, 2020

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Biography

Jay D. Blevins, 81, of Fort Wayne, passed away August 28, 2020. Born in Richmond, IN in 1939, he was a son of the late George and Sarah (Hughes) Blevins.
Jay graduated from Richmond High School and later served in the USAF as a technician on the F-80 aircraft. He retired from Dana Corp in 1998 after 34 years. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Jay also loved reading, baseball (The Reds), and acting at the Civic Theater, dinner theatre, and in the movie "Eight Men Out."
Jay is survived by his wife, Rosa; children, Ray, JD Wayne, Mike Burke, and Jay Jr., daughter, Donna Horn; 16 grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by siblings, Tom, Bill, Dan, John, George, Orphy, and Louise; and one grandchild, Ryan. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 am, Friday September 18, 2020, at St Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 1502 East Wallen Road, Fort Wayne, with calling one hour prior. Calling will also be held from 2:00 to 6:00pm, Thursday, September 17, 2020, at Hockemeyer & Miller Funeral Home, 6131 St Joe Road, Fort Wayne. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society. For online condolences, please visit www.hockemeyermillerfh.com.

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