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H. Kline Blevins

July 31, 1932 — January 1, 1753

H. Kline Blevins, 18, of Hagerstown, is being laid to rest, 63 years after being captured in 1950, while serving in the U.S. Army during the first year of the Korean War. Kline's remains were among those found in the area of the Death Valley POW camp.

Born July 31, 1932 in Hagerstown, he was the son of the late William Stuart and Carrie May (Hurley) Blevins.

He was a graduate of Hagerstown High School and was an accomplished guitar player before he went to Korea.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three brothers, Lonnie Gene Blevins, who also died as a result of the Korean War in 1951, William K. Blevins, and Archie D. Blevins.

He is survived by two sisters, Rita Holden of Hagerstown, Clara M. Blevins of Greencastle; and two brothers, W. Steve Blevins of Hagerstown and Lee Stewart Blevins of Maugansville.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00pm on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 at Rest Haven Funeral Chapel, 1601 Pennsylvania Ave., Hagerstown, with US Army Chaplain (Col, Ret) Richard G. Hembrock officiating. Interment will follow in Rest Haven Cemetery with military honors being accorded by Combat Support Agency Support Command CSC Ft. Belvoir ; Antietam Chapter #312 of the Korean War Veterans Association; and the Hagerstown AmVets Post 10.
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