Captain Homer Lenn Blevins was born in London Laura, Kentucky, son of Homer Blevins and husband of Belinda Darleen Irwin. He was stationed in Panama and was one of twenty-one on a C-130A plane that went down during stormy weather in Caribbean waters near the Honduran coast. He was thirty-four.

CPT Blevins and I served together as cadets in the ROTC Ranger Company at UT Knoxville. We were commissioned the same year, 1972. I retired from active duty in ’93 as a Military Intelligence LTC. I am nearing the end of my second career as a behavioral science researcher, contributing to the training and development of Army Soldiers and leaders. It would be my honor to play some role in caring for the resting place of the remains of my old friend and companion.
–Submitted by Paul N. Blankenbeckler

  • Rank: Captain
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 April 1950
  • Date of death: 22 January 1985
  • County: Knox
  • Hometown: Clinton
  • Service Branch: Army
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Knoxville National Cemetery, Knoxville, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar XXV, Panel
  • Sponsored by: Paul N. Blankenbeckler

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