Virginia Heroes

Ronald Wayne Blevins

Private First Class, Marine Corps

Born: October 30, 1949
Hometown: Washington County, VA
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: June 14, 1968
Died In: South Vietnam
Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal

Private First Class Blevins served with E Company, 2nd Battalion, 9th Marines, 3rd Marine Division, 3rd Marine Amphibious Force as a rifleman. He was killed in an ambush on Highway QL-9, 5 kilometers S-SW of CA LU Airfield in Quang Tri Province. He is buried at the Azen Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Konnarock, Virginia.

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