James Henderson Bledsoe, age 73 of Todd died Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Ashe Memorial Hospital. Mr. Bledsoe was born June 30, 1946 in Ashe County to the late Henry and Lennie Lewis Bledsoe. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his wife Peggy, infant daughter Sara, brother, Tom and sister Joyce.
Graveside services will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at the New Bledsoe Cemetery in Todd by Rev. J. D. Walton. A celebration of life service will be held at 5:00 pm Tuesday, August 6th at Midway Baptist Church Fellowship Hall.
Mr. Bledsoe is survived by, his son, Scott Bledsoe of the home, daughters, Shelia Holman and husband David of West Jefferson and Kelly Bledsoe of the home, brothers, Sonny, Charles, Leroy, Dan and Bobby all of Todd, two daughters, Sheila Holman and husband David of West Jefferson, Sandra Kelly of the home; one son, James Scott Bledsoe and wife Trish Bledsoe of the home; nine grandchildren, Dustin Holman and wife Laniece, Zack Holman and wife Nicole, Jacob Holman and wife Bridgette, Christopher Bledsoe, Kaylin Bledsoe, Jazzie Bledsoe, Lanie Bledsoe, Victor Bledsoe-Bauguss, Trevor Bledsoe-Bauguss; six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews
The family requests no flowers please, memorials may be made to the family c/o Badger Funeral Home, 300 E. Main St., West Jefferson, NC 28694.