Dwight Alfred Blythe

August 28, 1946 - May 2, 2012
Dwight Alfred Blythe

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Dwight Alfred Blythe, 65, of Hendersonville died Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at the Charles George VA Medical Center in Asheville, NC.

Born in Burke County, NC, he was the son of the late Glenn Roy and Martha Matilda Bell Blythe.

A veteran of the Vietnam War, Mr. Blythe was a Corporal with the 3rd Marine Division of the US Marine Corps, serving as a Demolition Expert. He was a self-employed automobile mechanic and a member of Upward Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife of 34 years, Kathleen Evelyn Blythe; his sons, Anthony Crawford and wife, Tammy, of Hendersonville, and Austin Blythe of Asheville; two grandchildren, Kristina and Tyler Crawford; two brothers, Truett Blythe and wife, Betty, and David Blythe; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2 PM Saturday, May 5, 2012 at Upward Baptist Church with the Reverends Paul Chandler and Dan Blackwell officiating. Music will be provided by the Justice Family Singers. Burial will follow at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery with Graveside Military Honors conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206, and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The family will receive friends from 6 ñ 8 PM Friday at Shuler Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the National Kidney Foundation, Inc., 4819 Park Rd., Ste. C, Charlotte, NC 28209.


Saturday, May 5, 2012
12:00 AM

Upward Baptist Church - Directions
901 Upward Road
Flat Rock, NC 28731

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  • May 03, 2012
    Joel and Lisa souther says:
    We are deeply sorry for your loss.your family has been and will continue to be lifted up in prayer through this difficult time.

  • May 04, 2012
    Kim Mcbride says:
    So sorry for your loss .Your family are in my thoughts and prayers .

  • May 04, 2012
    Printpack Inc. says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of Dwight.

  • May 04, 2012
    Gary King says:
    Dewight will be miss! Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

  • May 04, 2012
    Kamrt Pharmacy says:
    we just wanted to let you know that we are thinking of you in the loss of Dwight.He was always a joy to be around.