Obituary for Durley William "Bill" Blevins Jr.

Durley William Blevins thumbnail

Durley William "Bill" Blevins Jr.

January 12, 1944 - March 9, 2019

Durley William “Bill” Blevins Jr., age 75 passed away Saturday, March 9, 2019 at his home in Morgantown.

He was born January 12, 1944, in Indianapolis to his parents, the late Durley William Blevins Sr. and Ruth Christine (Upchurch) Allen. Bill married Bonnie Dykes on February 2, 1972 in Geneva. She lovingly survives after 47 devoted years of marriage.

He had several careers throughout his life. He worked in construction for self, worked in maintenance at David R. Webb for 11 years, moved Log Cabins for Martin Log Homes, and worked at Lowes in their Building Materials Department.
Bill was a master carpenter, and enjoyed working outside in his garden. He was knowledgeable in many areas and will be remembered for being a “Jack of all trades.”
Most of all, Bill enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He will be missed by his wife, Bonnie, children: William “Jason” Blevins of Morgantown, Mathew “Wayne” Blevins of Franklin, grandchildren: Matthew, Dakota Wayne, Shianna Lynn, Katie Ann, Kayla Marie, Stephen Michael, Jessica Nichole, Samantha and Stephanie; siblings: Dee Canter and Betty Preston.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings: Carol Arthur, Marcia Wade and John Blevins.

A funeral service will be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13th at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the Blevins family at

Information: (812) 597-4670



Leave a Condolence

Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

| Map

Service Information

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

| Map


Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Bill by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Durley William Blevins

Born: January 12, 1944
Died: March 9, 2019

Condolences for Durley William Blevins

Kandace Staggs posted on 3/13/19

My deepest sympathies to your family for your loss. My prayers will always be with you


Christa Bray posted on 3/11/19

Prayers for the entire family. So sorry for your loss. God Bless


Jill & Joe Clephane posted on 3/11/19

In memory of , Jill & Joe Clephane lit a candle


Gale Borders posted on 3/10/19

So sorry to read this, Bill was a good man, Bonnie you taught me Sunday School. (Gale Miller) Prayers to all at this sad time...