Stephen Matthew ‘Steve’ Blevins, 50, president of Tidewater Volleyball Association

Stephen Matthew ‘Steve’ Blevins

Stephen Matthew “Steve” Blevins, 50, of Virginia Beach, passed away peacefully Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, surrounded by his family.

He is survived by his wife, Valerie Blevins, and children, Seth and Lydia. In addition, Steve is survived by his mother, Rebecca Flowers Blevins; brothers, Jack Blevins Jr. and Michael Blevins, and his wife, Elle; sister, Kathleen Blevins; and numerous nieces and nephews, including Jamerson Bryant, who was like a son. He was preceded in death by his father, Jack Blevins Sr.

Steve impacted the lives of many in different aspects of his life. He was a member of Spring Branch Community Church. For the last 15 years, Steve worked as a civil engineer with the company he founded, Blakeway Corporation. He also served as the president of Tidewater Volleyball Association and coach/boys director for Coastal Virginia Volleyball Club. His passion for volleyball will leave a lasting legacy for the sport in our area.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 18, at Smith & Williams Funeral Home. A celebration of Steve’s life will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 19, at Spring Branch Community Church with burial to follow in Princess Anne Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to Cancer Research Institute.

Share online condolences with the family at Smith & Williams Funeral Home/Kempsville.

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