Jon Carlos “Los” Nevins, age 50, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Sunday,
September 12, 2021, the result of a car accident near Junction City,
Kansas. From his birth in Hill City, Kansas November 4, 1970, to his
death Sunday, Carlos had a caring heart and offered a ton of love,
support, and big hugs to his family and his closest friends.
J. Carlos was born at Graham County Hospital in Hill City, Kansas to Leroy and Joetta Nevins and was one of four children. He spent much of his childhood working with his father, Leroy, on the family farm. He graduated from Hill City High School and was a Ringneck star athlete with many athletic achievements in several sports. His hard work and dedication enabled him to play football for Butler County Community College, El Dorado and Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, and after college played football overseas in Taiwan for the Taipei Dragons. After his football career, Los moved to Overland Park, Kansas, where he was able to establish a business and build a vast network of friends in the community.
He will be remembered for many wonderful reasons, especially his love for muscle cars. Many people will remember the love he shared with his mother, Joetta, and for the Dallas Cowboys. He was loved dearly by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.
J. Carlos was the baby brother to his siblings and is survived by his brother, Eric Nevins of Hill City; his sisters: Rhea Darnell of Hill City, and Janille Edwards of Salina; and two half-sisters Roberta Yates of Ohio and Joyce Harris of Los Vegas. He was also a wonderful uncle and is survived by his nephews, nieces, grand nieces, and grand nephews, as well as aunts and cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Leroy and Joetta, half-brother Melvin Nevins, paternal and maternal grandparents.
Memorial services will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. in the Hill City High School Auditorium, 1 Ringneck Dr, Hill City.
Funeral arrangements are being handled through Stinemetz Funeral Home (522 North Pomeroy Avenue, Hill City, KS 67642). Burial will follow at Mt. Olive Cemetery.
“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.” - 2 Corinthians 4:18