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Derek Blevins

Derek Blevins, 24, of Blue Creek, died Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016, at home.  He was born December 23, 1991 in Georgetown.

He is survived by his parents, Darrell and Paula (Shelton) Blevins of Blue Creek; two brothers:  Robert Blevins of Blue Creek and Justin Jones of Rarden; two sisters:  Brittany Blevins of Blue Creek and Kimberly Haack of Cherry Point, North Carolina; grandparents:  Betty Horsley of West Union, and Larry and Diane Gunter of Ironton, Virginia; two brothers-in-law; one sister-in-law; four nieces; three nephews; seven aunts; nine uncles and many cousins.

He was a 2010 Graduate of West Union High School and attended the Ohio Valley Career and Technical Center.

Memorial donations may be made to Lafferty Funeral Home, Inc., 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.

The visitation is Wednesday,  August 17, 2016 from 12 until 2 p.m. at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union and the funeral service is at 2 p.m.  Pastor Jason Hayslip will officiate.  Interment will be at Stepp Cemetery in Green Township in Adams County.

Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union is serving the family.

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