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Obituaries

Obituaries

Lloyd Ray Bledsoe 1942 - 2010 Oskaloosa

A visitation gathering for Lloyd Ray Bledsoe, 68, Oskaloosa, will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m Wednesday at Lawrence Chapel Oaks Funeral Chapel, 3821 W. Sixth St. Cremation is planned. 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.
Mr. Bledsoe was a 1960 graduate of Oskaloosa High School. He served in the Kansas National Guard Reserves for four years. He worked as a die builder at Lawrence Paper Company for 43 years, retiring in 2007.
He married Joyce M. Hale on Jan. 16, 1987, in Lawrence. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Kevin and Jason, both of Tonganoxie; two brothers, Floyd and Gary, both of Oskaloosa; and two grandsons.
Online condolences may be sent at barnettchapeloaks.com.