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 04, 2012
    David and Rhonda Blackwell says:
    We loved Dwight very much and are so sorry for your loss,but we can take comfort in the fact that he is forever with Jesus never to suffer anymore.You are in our prayers.Love you.

  • May 04, 2012
    Garry and Trilbia Jean Sayles says:
    We were sorry to hear about Dwight passing away. We were just informed of it about 8:30 pm on May 4th. Our prayer are with you and the family. Hope to see you tomorrow. Love, Garry & Jean

  • May 04, 2012
    Rev. Roger Sherbert says:
    We are so sorry for your loss , the family is in our thoughts and prayers.

  • May 05, 2012
    Erline Blythe says:
    May God be with you at this diffcult time. Our thougts & prayers are with all of you now & in the coming days. Will always remember Dwight's smile. He & Bruce are together now without pain. Love Erline & family

  • May 05, 2012
    Betty Huggins Brevard says:
    Sympathy and prayers to the Blythe family in the loss of Dwight.