Mr. Jack William Bledsoe, age 81 of Boone, passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019. He was the son of the late Robert Houston and Carrie Alice Greer Bledsoe.
Jack was a member of Deerfield United Methodist Church and was a salesman and supervisor at various times for Kerns Bakery for 36 years.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife, Carolyn Norris Bledsoe, a daughter, Rene' Bledsoe Barnes, two brothers, Thomas and R.H. Bledsoe, and two sisters, Sue Goodman and Ina Clark.
He is survived by his wife of 37 years, Byrdette Bledsoe, one son, Tim Bledsoe and wife Sheila of Boone, a step-son, James E. Medlin and wife Wendy of Cary, one step-daughter, Joanna Poole and husband Jonathan of Raleigh. He is also survived by three brothers, John Bledsoe and wife Gail of Greensboro, Jim Bledsoe and wife Barbara of Boone, and Billy Bledsoe of Morganton. Two sisters, Martha Hamby of Burlington and Bobbie McKenzie of Charlotte. One son-in-law, Jody Barnes. Jack is also survived by brothers-in-law Grover Goodman, Jerry Norris, Ken Norris, Larry Norris and Rex Norris. Also by grandchildren, Elyse McDaniel and husband Stephen , and Maggie and Mason Barnes. Four step-grandchildren, Samantha and Lauren Medlin, and Maddox and Ripley Poole.
Three great grandsons, Holden, Keegan and Donovan.
Celebration of Life Services for Jack William Bledsoe will be conducted Sunday, November 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m. in the Deerfield United Methodist Church. Rev. Wes Austin will officiate. The family will receive friends prior to the services from 2:00-300 p.m. in the church.
Online condolences may be shared with the Bledsoe family at the website www.austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Bledsoe family.