Irby Lynn Blevins, age 72, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at Bristol Regional Medical Center.


He was born December 10, 1945 in Bristol, Va., a son of the late Robert E. and Della Mae Logan Blevins. Irby was a lifelong resident of the Bristol area and retired from Dana Corp. He was a member of South Bristol United Methodist Church. Irby was an avid golfer. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Ann Guy; and brothers, James, Bobby and Charlie Blevins.


He is survived by his sons, Irby Lynn Blevins, II, Aaron Conrad Blevins and wife Sophie, and Justin F. “Granny” Blevins and wife Lori; three grandsons, Isaac Franklin Blevins, Russell Wisdom Blevins, and Paxton Caymus Blevins; sister, Louvennia Skeen; brothers, Bill Blevins and Larry Blevins; very special friend, Brenda Goode; sisters-in-law, Carol Blevins and Doris Blevins; several nieces and nephews.


The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018 at South Bristol United Methodist Church with Pastor Ray Amos, Jr. officiating. The interment will follow at Eastern Heights Cemetery. Pallbearers will be family and friends. The family will receive friends on Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at Weaver Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to South Bristol United Methodist Church, 1809 Southside Ave, Bristol, TN 37620.