Art Blevins, a Winston-Salem icon who shaped plenty of young lives at recreation centers, has died

Art Blevins, who retired from the city’s parks and recreation department in May of 2017, died from pancreatic cancer on Friday morning. Art Blevins, who for more than 30 years catered to the youth of the Winston-Salem community through his work at the city’s recreation centers, has died.

Blevins, 61, had battled pancreatic cancer since May but was admitted to Hospice care earlier this week, according to Tim Grant.

Grant, who used to be the city’s parks and recreation department’s director, said there was nobody who loved his job more than Blevins. During his 38 years of working at the city’s […]


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