James Dirk Blevins

James Dirk Blevins,50, of Kenova, W.Va. passed away Friday, April 22, 2022. Funeral service will be conducted 2:00 P.M. Thursday, April 28, 2022 at Rollins Funeral Home in Kenova with Minister Chris Stevens officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. Dirk was born May 8, 1971 in Huntington, W.Va. a son of Patsy Neace Blevins and the late Wilburn Darrell Blevins. He was a graduate of Ceredo-Kenova High School and a Courier for Valley Health Systems, Inc. Dirk was an avid guitarist. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by his mother-in-law Emma Mae Plymale. In addition to his mother survivors include his beloved wife Heather Blevins; daughter Jade Spurlock; brothers Joseph “Joey” Blackburn (Donna), Terry Blackburn (Beverly) and Marc Blevins (Cathy); niece Kelsey Blevins; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Jorge and Cheryl Plymale and a special friend who was more like a brother Brad Carver. Visitation will be from noon – 2:00 P.M. on Thursday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rollinsfh.com.

7 Replies to “James Dirk Blevins”

  1. Dirk Blevins was an amazing, multi-faceted talent whose work speaks for itself. I truly enjoyed my time spent with the Viking-hearted soul and will always cherish his memory.
    His exuberant joie de vivre and stout laughter were two of his more endearing qualities and both were quite infectious. It would be extremely difficult to remain down or depressed in his presence. I recall the first time we hung out after I wrote this review (https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=666559780036291&set=a.174328745926066),
    he placed a big hand on my shoulder as he (uncharacteristically) struggled with the correct words to express his eternal gratitude. “Apart from my music,” he explained with misty eyes, “this captures perfectly the person I am and the musician I try to be. It made my Mom tear up… a million thank yous!”
    And a million to you, my departed friend. You were a beacon of brilliance in an ever-darkening world. Save me a seat at the table of the Great Hall in Valhalla.

  2. Gonna miss you Dirk! The memories I have with you go back to my childhood, and will live with me forever! Setting up your music equipment for shows, bugging you and my dad while y’all played, etc . Love you bro! Fly high, and rock with angels!

  3. Dirk Blevins, You never knew or cared whether anyone liked you or not..you just loved life! You were so good to your parents, loved 🥰 ones, Heather..there will be many stars in your crown! Rest In Peace!

    Sincerely,
    Judie Smith
    Sons &Families
    Brent, Brad and Larry

  4. Going to miss you, Dirk. You always made it better in the lab when came in. Rest in peace, my friend.

    1. Dirk was one of the good people on earth. Always had a smile and good heart, true to his self. So talented , I will always remember the good times with him. Praying for all the family , especially Heather and his precious mother. He will be missed by all who knew him. RIP DIRK!!

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