Levin C. Blades II

Published 6:20 pm Saturday, April 25, 2020

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Levin Carl Blades II, 49, of Kill Devil Hills, died April 18, 2020 at home. He was born July 11, 1970 to the late Ralph Warren Blades and Louise Hines Blades in Elizabeth City. He attended Virginia Episcopal School and Northeastern High School and graduated from Campbell University.

After graduation, he lived in Raleigh and was a member of the Elks Lodge #735. In 2011, his father was diagnosed with lung cancer and Carl moved back to Elizabeth City. He was a lifelong Redskins fan, NC State Wolfpack fan and avid fisherman.

He was devoted to his family and moved to Kill Devil Hills to be closer to his nephew. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by sister Elizabeth Blades Soriano. He is survived by nephew Michael Soriano and sisters Kathy Blades of Kill Devil Hills, Louise Warren Blades of Elizabeth City and Ruth Blades of Raleigh.

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A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Beach Food Pantry, PO Box 468, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, or the Kill Devil Hills Library, 400 Mustian Street, Kill Devil Hills, NC 27948.  Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street is serving the Blades family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.