Obituaries

Lloyd Ray Bledsoe 1942 - 1942 Oskaloosa

Services for Lloyd Ray Bledsoe, 68, Oskaloosa, will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Lawrence Chapel Oaks Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth St. in Lawrence. Inurnment will be at a later date at Pleasant View Cemetery in Oskaloosa.
Mr. Bledsoe died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
He was born June 29, 1942, in Oskaloosa, the son of Raymond Thomas and Ida Marie Newell Bledsoe. He was a 1960 graduate of Oskaloosa High School.
Mr. Bledsoe served four years in the Kansas National Guard Reserves. He worked as a die builder at the Lawrence Paper Company, retiring in 2007 after 43 years of service. He married Joyce M. Hale on Jan. 16, 1987, in Lawrence.
She survives, of the home. Other survivors include: Kevin Bledsoe and Jason Blesode, both of Tonganoxie; two brothers, Floyd Bledsoe and Gary Bledsoe, both of Oskaloosa; and two grandsons.
Cremation is planned.
A visitation gathering will be from 5-7 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Lawrence Chapel Oaks Funeral Chapel.