January 26, 1936 - April 3, 2021
Daniel Delone Blevins, Sr., 85 years, of Monroe, Michigan went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his daughters home in Hillsdale, Michigan. Born January 26, 1936 in Duff, Tennessee, Dan was the son of the late Fred and Opal (Cox) Blevins. He moved to Monroe in March of 1955 from New Tazewell, Tennessee. On November 3, 1956 Dan married his beloved wife, the former Madeline J. Castello, in Monroe. Twenty five years later they renewed their vows at St. Mary Catholic Church in Monroe. Dan was an extremely hard worker and supported his family by working at Ford Motor Company until his retirement in May of 1998. While at Ford, Dan was given the nicknames of “Freight Train” and “Fuzzy”. He also worked at New York Central Railroad and Sack’s Furniture in Monroe. Dan was a very kind man, and it was said, he never met a stranger. Dan was a wonderful singer and played the harmonica. He enjoyed country and blue grass music, fishing, gardening, canning, and bowling. Most of all Dan enjoyed time spent with family. Dan is survived by his beloved wife of 64 years, Madeline, two loving children: Peggy A. (Richard) Evola of Hillsdale and Daniel D. (Christine) Blevins, Jr. of Monroe, three cherished granddaughters: Ashley (John) Warnke, Nicole Blevins, and Alexis Blevins, 2 great great grandsons: Joshua and Ra Nash, a great great granddaughter: Aubrey Warnke, four siblings: Burnetta Wylie of Fenton, MI, Frank Blevins of Fenton, MI, James (Jeanette) Blevins of Durand, MI and Katherine (John) Rhodes of New Tazewell, TN. In addition to his parents, Dan was preceded in death by four siblings: Hattie, James, Freddie, and Mary. Visitation will be held on Thursday from 3-7 PM at Bacarella Funeral Home, 1201 S. Telegraph Rd., Monroe, MI, 48161, where funeral services celebrating his life will be held on Friday, April 9, 2021 at 1:00 pm. Deacon Mike Stewart will officiate. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery in Monroe. All visitors are reminded to please wear a mask. Memorial contributions are suggested to a charity of the donor’s choice.
Daniel Delone Blevins, Sr., 85 years, of Monroe, Michigan went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at his daughters home in Hillsdale, Michigan. Born January 26, 1936 in Duff, Tennessee, Dan was the son of the late Fred... View Obituary & Service Information
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