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James T. Blevins II
James T. "Tom" Blevins II, 49 yr old, died in the Lord January 29, 2022 at Memorial West Hospital Belleville. He has gained his heavenly home and is no longer in pain. He was born May 23, 1972 at US Naval Hospital in Newport, RI.
Tom is survived by his wife, Janel and children Elijah, Skylar, and Ava of Hecker, IL; his parents James T. and Kathryn Phillips Blevins of Chaffee, MO; one sister Sarah (Lloyd) Powell of Lenexa, KS; one brother Phillip Blevins of St. Louis; maternal grandmother MaryAnn Phillips of Morley, MO; in laws James and Judy Guebert of Red Bud, IL; two brothers in law Kevin (Anna) Guebert of Red Bud, IL and Craig (Lori) Guebert of Mowequa, IL; two sisters in law June Guebert of Edwardsville, IL and Jill (Sam) Gross of Red Bud, IL; nieces and nephews Caleb, Kyler, Drew, Austin, Makayla, Hunter, Summer, Lucas, Amelia, and Emma.
He was preceded in death by grandparents Vernon Phillips, Edith and Elmer Blevins.
He grew up in Chaffee, MO and graduated from Chaffee High School. He attended Missouri Baptist College, St. Louis. On October 12, 2002 he married Janel Guebert in Red Bud, IL. He had 3 children whom he loved dearly - Elijah(12), Skylar (9), and Ava (7). He was a member of Abiding Savior Lutheran Church. He loved God and loved others. “Tom”, as all his loved ones knew him, loved working with computers and owned Topaz Computers. He was a member of Arch Reactor in St. Louis. He most recently worked for RTG. Tom loved spending time with his kids and family. He loved planning and taking trips with his family. Tom was an avid wildlife lover who enjoyed going eagle watching. His kids loved his spontaneous outings to get snow cones or ice cream and all the back road trips to find deer. He loved taking funny pictures with his kids, playing XBOX, and rooting on Kentucky Wildcats Basketball and the Kansas City Chiefs.
As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to:
Memorials for his children
4 PM to 8 PM Tuesday, February 1, 2022 at Quernheim Funeral Home in Waterloo, IL
9:30 AM until time of service at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church
4355 Butler Hill Rd, St. Louis, MO 63128
10:30 AM Wednesday, February 2, 2022 at Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in St. Louis, MO
Pastor Adam Parvey officiating
I have known Tom for several years. AR will not be the same without him.
Morgan Miransky Feb 21 2022 8:29 PM
I was very saddened to hear of the loss of Tom. I have spent many an hour at AR working on different projects next to Tom and he will be sorely missed. My sincere condolences to his family.
Bob Satchell Feb 21 2022 10:00 AM
Olin and I are sadden by Tom's passing. Praying for your family.
Lemira Parks Feb 3 2022 9:54 PM
We are so very sorry to hear about Tom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the family at this time of loss. God bless ❤
Joan and Sandra in Texas Feb 2 2022 12:54 PM
Tom,s family and Jim and Kathy MOM and and Kettle send our deepest regrets on this solemn occasion, Our prayers and our LOVE are with you.
John FEERRAR Feb 1 2022 10:57 PM
Janel, I am so sorry for your loss.
Jenny Stutsman (East Hunters Rdg. neighbor) Feb 1 2022 2:34 PM
Sarah and family, I wanted to tell you how sorry I am for the loss of your brother Tom here on earth. However i hope you and your family are able to take comfort that he is with our Lord and Savior. I know when we were growing up I only met Tom a handleful of times, but it was enough to know that he loved God as a teenager. Please know that you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around you all giving you comfort, peace and grace threw the coming days.
Crystal slinkard hastings Feb 1 2022 11:26 AM
Praying God's blessings of comfort, peace,protection and provision
Barbara Sheriff Jan 31 2022 11:04 PM
Our deepest sympathy to all the family!
Ron & Shirley Jaenke Jan 31 2022 10:01 PM
So sorry for your loss sending prayers for everyone!
Zelma Lutes Jan 31 2022 9:41 PM