Claude Bevins
Claude Bevins
  • February 22, 1943 - November 25, 2017
  • Chicago, Illinois

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Claude Bevins, 74, passed away at home on November 25, 2017. He leaves behind his beloved wife of 48 year, Kathryn nee Bullington. He cherished his children Michael (Melissa) Bevins, David (Cindy) Burkhead and Gail Burkhead. He was a loving grandfather to Heather (Paul) Gottlieb, Sarah Canada, Aaron Bevins, Nicholas McSheridan, Jared (Courtney) Barrow, Justin Bevins, Christopher Bevins and David (Natalie) Burkhead. He was an adoring great-grandfather to Jaida Gottlieb, Addison Barrow, Conner Bevins, Maximus Barrow and Alena Burkhead as well as an uncle to many. He is preceded in death by his parents Preston and Lou Bevins, and nine of his siblings. He will be missed by his brother George Bevins and his sister Lola Brown. He briefly served in the US Army as a marksman. He was a proud construction contractor for over twenty years. He loved fishing, hunting, horseraces and reading. Visitation Wednesday, November 29 from 3-9pm at Drake and Son Funeral Home, 5303 N Western Avenue, Chicago IL 60625. Funeral services Thursday, November 30 at 11am at the funeral home. Interment at Rosehill Cemetery. For further information call 773-561-6874 or visit