Robert Jennings “Bob” Bevins, 74, of Ewing, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Fleming County Hospital.
Born in Mason County at Hayswood Hospital on October 12, 1946, he was the son of the late Burtis Bevins and the late Geneva Blake Bevins Barnett.
Bob graduated from Fleming County High School in 1964. He moved to the San Diego area of California where he remained for 38 years. In 1969 he graduated from San Diego State with a degree in business. He worked for Smitty’s Carpets and became the owner. In the fall of 2003 he sold the business and returned to Kentucky in 2007 with his wife Loree and mother-in-law, Edie "Mom" Anderson. He became a member of the Ewing Baptist Church and served as trustee. He was also mayor of Ewing.
He is survived by his wife of 27 years, Loree Pitcher Bevins; his step children, Paul Pileggi, Lisa (Derek) Darby, and Michelle (Terry) Smith; his eight step grandchildren; and numerous step great grandchildren. He is also survived by his half sister, Jane Cowan; his nephew, William Glenn (Tammy) Cowan; his niece, Cynthia Garrison; and his great nephew, Isaac Carpenter.
In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his half brother, Jerry Story and mother-in-law Edie “Mom” Anderson.
All services will be privately cared for by Boone-Nickell Funeral Home.
In place of flowers, please consider a contribution in memory of Bob to the Ewing Baptist Church, (C/O Billy Glenn Cowan, 1676, Ewing Kentucky 41039).
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