Happy Father's Day to an incredible example and dad


Thursday, May 26th 2011, 1:23 pm
By: News 9


Originally Published: Jun 22, 2010 12:0 PM CDT

90 years ago, Dexter Blevins was a 15-pound baby, born to a 96-pound mother, in the backwoods of Arkansas.

 

Raised in a farmhouse with no electricity, no running water but an abundance of love.

 

Up at 4, a cotton picker, horse and buggy till 21, Army man, amateur boxer, then minister-for-life. 

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Never much money, but only the best bats and balls for us three boys (only fitting that for a man who never asked what salary hed be paid and never made more than 25k/year that all three of us boys got our school covered. Oldest brother Paul played football and ran track at Arkansas and brother Bill ran track at OU).

 

A fitness nut, committed to God and to country, a non-judgemental giver without an enemy in the world.

 

Hes never let me down. My hero and my best friend.

 

Happy Fathers Day. I love you. .