James Ronald Blevins, known to friends as "Ron", passed away peacefully on May 6, 2019 in Aspen, Colorado. <br />
A native of Illinois, graduate of Bradley University, he was successful in farming, banking and community service. <br />
Ron was a kind loving husband, father and grandfather, with a great sense of humor. He was passionate about travel, art with many other interests. <br />
Ron is proceeded in death by his brother, father, mother and stepson. He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Blevins; his children, Bonnie Hogan (John), Jeffrey Blevins (Suzanne), John Blevins (Leslie) & Brenda Blevins Oliver; and eight grandchildren. <br />
Donations may be made to the Parkinson's Foundation and Future Farmers of America.